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Subject: Re: [oiic-formation-discuss] (1)(e) Specification of the IPR Mode under which the TC will operate.
Hi, Le 11 juin 08 à 09:50, Michael Brauer - Sun Germany - ham02 - Hamburg a écrit : > Hi Rob, all, > > email@example.com wrote: >> In addition to the good discussion we're having on the general >> domain of interoperability and documents, I propose that we take a >> question or two a day from the list of required and optional OASIS >> TC Charter definition points, and try to discuss and reach a >> consensus on those. > > +1, sounds like a good idea. >> For today, let's take point (1)(e), the IPR Mode of the TC. The >> OASIS IPR Policy is defined here: http://www.oasis-open.org/who/intellectualproperty.php >> There are three possible IP modes a new TC may operate under, and >> we are required to choose one of these three for the charter of the >> proposed ODF IIC TC: >> 1) RAND >> 2) RF on RAND terms >> 3) RF on Limited terms >> The most common (and most friendly to implementors, IMHO) mode at >> OASIS is "RF on Limited terms", and that is the mode under which >> the OASIS ODF TC operates. I'd urge the proposed ODF IIC TC to >> adopt this same IPR mode. > > +1 for this, too. > +1 as well from my side. It should also be reminded that the already existing ODF TC and ODF Adoption TC work on RF on limited terms. Cheers, Charles-H. Schulz Associé / Founding Partner, Ars Aperta