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From Ralph Goers <ralph.go...@dslextreme.com>
Subject Re: Research papers in Apache project SVN?
Date Thu, 18 Jun 2009 15:17:55 GMT

On Jun 18, 2009, at 7:36 AM, Thilo Goetz wrote:
>
> There is no explicit license.  People usually don't put their
> research papers under an explicit license when they put them
> up for download on a website.  The authors own the copyright,
> and the understood license (I'm guessing here) is that you're
> allowed to download the content, make copies and further
> distribute as long as you don't change anything.

Actually, without a license I would expect that posting it on a web  
site and making it freely available would be a violation of their  
copyright. You said we have permission to redistribute. If there is no  
license where did that permission come from?

Ralph

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