[Members] XEP IP

Peter Saint-Andre stpeter at stpeter.im
Tue Dec 18 09:34:55 CST 2007

On Tue, Dec 18, 2007 at 04:28:01PM +0100, Nicolas V?rit? wrote:
> On Nov 20, 2007 9:37 PM, Peter Saint-Andre <stpeter at stpeter.im> wrote:
> > A few weeks ago I posted to the Standards list about intellectual
> > property [1] issues related to our XEP series:
> > [1] I don't like the term intellectual property, but everyone uses it.
> Sorry if this is a stupid question but...
> don't we have to check the compatibilities between this license and
> * software implementations licenses,
> * services licenses,

The XEP license is essentially the MIT license, which lets you do what
you want in code implementations and services. I don't see any

> * other specifications licenses (for example IETF or W3C specs)

Usually our specs are downstream from those, not upstream. But here
again we're not restricting usage so I don't see a problem. However I'll


Peter Saint-Andre

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