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3 Feb 2023 15:36:39 EST (-0500)
  Re: Ping SharkD: legal question about the Munsell module  
From: Mike Horvath
Date: 25 Feb 2019 05:27:58
Message: <5c73c32e@news.povray.org>
On 12/19/2014 12:20 PM, Cousin Ricky wrote:
> 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?

I updated the module.

Anyway, I asked at Wikipedia (where I have uploaded the image) about the 
licensing issue, and they said you can't copyright factual/experimental 
data. You can copyright the words describing the data, but not the data 
itself. Or something like that.


Mike


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