Proposal: Licence to use reference implementations

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PeterKnaggsavatar of PeterKnaggs Licence to use reference implementationsProposal2020-09-03 15:13:50

Author:

Peter Knaggs

Problem:

The Reference Implementation does not mention a licence to use the code.

Solution:

In the E.1 Introduction to Annex E (Reference Implementations)

Remove the conjunctive clause of the last sentence.

, but it must exhibit the same behavior as the reference implementation given here

Add the following paragraph:

We give permission to use these implementations. We encourage you to improve on them as some of them are limited, system-specific and/or may contains bugs. They are distributed in the hope that they will be useful, but WITHOUT ANY WARRANTY; without even the implied warranty of MERCHANTABILITY or FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE.

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Author:

Peter Knaggs

Problem:

The Reference Implementation does not mention a licence to use the code.

Solution:

In the E.1 Introduction to Annex E (Reference Implementations)

Remove the conjunctive clause of the last sentence.

, but it must exhibit the same behavior as the reference implementation given here

Add the following paragraph:

We give permission to use these implementations. We encourage you to improve on them as some of them are limited, system-specific and/or may contains bugs. They are distributed in the hope that they will be useful, but WITHOUT ANY WARRANTY; without even the implied warranty of MERCHANTABILITY or FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE.

We give permission to use these implementations under the creative commons (CC0 1.0) [1]. We encourage you to improve on them as some of them are limited, system-specific and/or may contains bugs. They are distributed in the hope that they will be useful.

PeterKnaggsavatar of PeterKnaggsNew Version

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Author:

Peter Knaggs

Problem:

The Reference Implementation does not mention a licence to use the code.

Solution:

In the E.1 Introduction to Annex E (Reference Implementations)

Remove the conjunctive clause of the last sentence.

, but it must exhibit the same behavior as the reference implementation given here

Add the following paragraph:

We give permission to use these implementations under the creative commons (CC0 1.0) [1]. We encourage you to improve on them as some of them are limited, system-specific and/or may contains bugs. They are distributed in the hope that they will be useful.

We give permission to use these implementations under CC0 1.0 [1]. We encourage you to improve on them as some of them are limited, system-specific and/or may contains bugs. They are distributed in the hope that they will be useful.

[1] https://creativecommons.org/publicdomain/zero/1.0/

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