A call for open source DTDs
cowan at locke.ccil.org
Wed Oct 14 20:32:36 BST 1998
david at megginson.com wrote:
> Sometimes the public domain makes the most sense -- it's a leap of
> faith (or, at least, generosity), in that you're allowed for the
> chance that someone else might make a lot of money from your work
> without giving you any.
The BSD license has that property too, and in fact people *have*
made lots of money from BSD (the operating system, not the license)
and not paid the Regents any, still less the "contributors".
> Like IBTWSH, SAX is and will remain in the
> public domain (not GPL'd, BSD'd, or anything like that).
Omitting the famous uppercase disclaimer, however, risks your being
sued for big $$$$ when some application fails horribly that
happens to contain a SAX-based parser.
John Cowan http://www.ccil.org/~cowan cowan at ccil.org
You tollerday donsk? N. You tolkatiff scowegian? Nn.
You spigotty anglease? Nnn. You phonio saxo? Nnnn.
Clear all so! 'Tis a Jute.... (Finnegans Wake 16.5)
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