[oslc] License grant option in addition to covenant

Olivier Berger olivier.berger at it-sudparis.eu
Fri Dec 10 05:54:16 EST 2010


Le jeudi 09 décembre 2010 à 12:42 -0500, Scott Bosworth a écrit :
> When it comes to IP matters, OSLC workgroup participants (typically
> their employers) agree to two things today:
> (1) that contributions to the community are made under a Creative
> Commons copyright license, and 
> (2) to make an IP Covenant (a promise) not to file patent claims
> against implementations of an OSLC specification 
> These things in combination allow for a free flowing specification
> authoring process and a tangible form of encouragement of OSLC spec
> implementations.

Is there a FAQ for "non lawyers", somewhere ?

Thanks in advance.

Best regards,
Olivier BERGER <olivier.berger at it-sudparis.eu>
http://www-public.it-sudparis.eu/~berger_o/ - OpenPGP-Id: 2048R/5819D7E8
Ingénieur Recherche - Dept INF
Institut TELECOM, SudParis (http://www.it-sudparis.eu/), Evry (France)

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