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From Jukka Zitting <jukka.zitt...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Apache's Third Party Licensing Policy
Date Sat, 02 Nov 2013 23:28:00 GMT
Hi,

On Sat, Nov 2, 2013 at 7:14 PM, Sam Ruby <rubys@intertwingly.net> wrote:
> On Sat, Nov 2, 2013 at 2:17 PM, Andy Seaborne <andy@apache.org> wrote:
>> W3C specifications may contain material that can directly copied into a
>> generator to get executable code without a programming step: for
>> example: BNF and WebIDL.
>>
>> (I don't know if any projects current do that - I mention it because
>> such material is already in specs and is W3C Document Licensed.)
>
> W3C already makes it a practice to license IDL portions of a
> specification under the W3C Software License[1]

As a concrete example, Apache Jackrabbit includes XPath grammar files
from W3C under that license.

BR,

Jukka Zitting

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