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From Leo Simons <>
Subject Re: [RT] href considered harmful
Date Wed, 24 Mar 2004 18:47:41 GMT
Stefan Bodewig wrote:
> On Wed, 24 Mar 2004, Leo Simons <> wrote:
>>>No webapp would enable anybody to put a different license on the
>>>descriptor, for whatever reason he/she should choose to do so.
>>do you really think that will actually become an issue?
> Not really.  There may be the issue of "ownership", though.  "I don't
> want anybody to modify *my* descriptor".  Not in the domts case, but
> it could become an issue and maybe even is today.

well, that's an attitude I don't like! The gump (and wider open source) 
community owns gump, and that includes its descriptors. Participating in 
gump is participating in that community, according to our rules.


>>Do you think Curt Arnold would object to moving the descriptor, for
> I asked him where he wanted to put it.  Since Curt is no Apache
> committer but wanted to be able to maintain it, he decided to put it
> on the W3C box.

which is a good reason. Once we agree on the basic principles we can 
figure out how to make the technology support that :D


- Leo Simons

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