[Members] [Fwd: Re: [Board] copyrights over jabber.org content]

Nolan Eakins sneakin at semanticgap.com
Thu Sep 29 23:59:55 CDT 2005


Hal Rottenberg wrote:
> On 9/29/05, Peter Saint-Andre <stpeter at jabber.org> wrote:
> 
>>Any objections here? Mostly this is just to clarify re-use of the
>>content on the jabber.org website and harmonize it with the IPR policy
>>for JEPs.
>>
>>>>I think it would be
>>>>good for us to copyright JEPs and all of the jabber.org/xmpp.org
>>>>website content under one of the Creative Commons licenses. I'd prefer
>>>>the attribution-only license:
> 
> 
> I strongly agree, and like the choice of cc-by.  In fact, that's what
> we chose for the Psi website*, and for similar reasons such as
> permitting translations and re-use.
> 
> * Specific example right now being the PsiWiki at http://psi-im.org/wiki

I don't know if Creative Commons has such a license that requires a 
person who has modified a document to document the changes that they 
have made. If something is going to be attributed to the JSF and 
possibly changed, I would like to have those changes listed so that 
someone doesn't implement a JEP that was heavily modified and not have 
it work because the re-publisher changed things.

- Nolan

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