SAX2: Which license?

David Brownell david-b at
Mon Jan 10 21:20:42 GMT 2000

Tim Bray wrote:
>  ...  The real problem we'd like to solve is, we'd
> like to try to prevent anyone who makes incompatible changes from still
> claiming it to be "SAX" and using the org.xml.sax package name.  Right?
> Is there anything in the way of licensing, trademark, or copyright
> machinery that would be helpful? -Tim

Certainly.  The question is then who pays the lawyers to enforce
those claims.  Classically it's the copyright/trademark owner,
since nobody else has legal standing.  Public domain items have
no such owner.

- Dave

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