Re: Fw: Re: DAML+OIL submission to W3C (copyright/patent)

From: Jim Hendler (
Date: 10/18/01

>(2) we need more explicit copyright license terms.
>I suggest that you ammend the submission request
>to include the following text, substituting
>each of the authors for [party]:
>   [party] hereby grants to the W3C, a perpetual,
>   nonexclusive, royalty-free, world-wide right and license under any
>   [party] copyrights in this contribution to copy, publish and
>   distribute the contribution, as well as a right and license of the
>   same scope to any derivative works prepared by the W3C and based on,
>   or incorporating all or part of the contribution. [Member Company]
>   further agrees that any derivative works of this contribution prepared
>   by the W3C shall be solely owned by the W3C.

How about:

[party} hereby grants to all organizations and entities a perpetual, 
royalty-free...  ?

i.e. let's just put the frigging thing in public domain -- can W3C handle that?

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