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17 Apr 2024 05:34:15 EDT (-0400)
  Re: Ping SharkD: legal question about the Munsell module  
From: Mike Horvath
Date: 23 Nov 2015 14:56:41
Message: <56536f79$1@news.povray.org>
On 12/19/2014 1:35 PM, Le_Forgeron wrote:
> Le 19/12/2014 18:20, Cousin Ricky a écrit :
>> First of all, the Web page URL has changed:
>>    http://www.rit.edu/cos/colorscience/rc_munsell_renotation.php
>> But my main concern is RIT's terms of use.  According to these terms,
>> the contents of the Web site are for personal, noncommercial use only.
>> IANAL, but to me, these terms don't appear to be compatible with the
>> LGPL.  Do you have some assurance (preferably written) that the Munsell
>> data are not covered by these restrictions, or have you otherwise
>> contacted RIT about their use?
> But aren't 1929 data now in public domain ?
>  From 1909's law, 1929 would have gain a 28 years protection. Did they
> renewed it ? If yes, then the original date for public domain would have
> moved from 1985 to 2024.

Just wanted to add that the "renotations" of the 1929 data are from 1949.


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