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Re: [Scheme-reports] R7RS license

Has all contributors agreed to allow unlimited modification, reproduction and redistribution of the RnRS standards?

> On Jun 25, 2014, at 23:03, John Cowan <cowan@x> wrote:
> musicdenotation@x scripsit:
>> Not so long ago when I asked about the license issue on the R6RS
>> mailing list I was answered to that the license allows unrestricted
>> distribution and modification for any purpose. Can you add an explicit
>> "public domain" statement to the R7RS license?
> I'm not aware of any case law in the U.S. or elsewhere that permits a
> single contributor to a joint work to abandon the copyright in the whole
> work.  (Joint contributors are permitted to license a work unilaterally
> provided they are willing to be accountable to the other contributors
> for any lost profits, but licensure and abandonment aren't analogous.)
> If you have any citations, please produce them.
> -- 
> John Cowan          http://www.ccil.org/~cowan        cowan@x
>        Is it not written, "That which is written, is written"?

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