Propose (originally "request") license change

Musical Notation musicdenotation at gmail.com
Sun Sep 1 22:52:44 PDT 2013


On Sep 1, 2013, at 7:57, Brendan Eich <brendan at mozilla.com> wrote:

> Allen Wirfs-Brock wrote:
>> It's starting off on the wrong foot to assume that Ecma is a money grubby organization that is using copyright to enrich themselves (do you know that if you ask, Ecma will send you, for no charge, a printed and bound copy of any Ecma standard).  Ecma's primary concerns is the integrity of its standard.  It doesn't want individuals making changes and then distributing those documents , as if, they were the actual approved standards.
> 
> But of course (and I hesitate to say this, lest es-discuss become es-wannabe-lawyers-discuss) that's a matter that could be addressed both by copyright and by trademark law. It's not a sufficient reason for a copyright license, at least not given precedent of open source and CC0 or equivalent specification source.
> 
> /be
Please file a proposal on http://wiki.ecmascript.org/ to change the license.
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