On Thu, 20 Jun 2019 19:45:25 -0400
Liam R E Quin <[hidden email]> wrote:
> On Thu, 2019-06-20 at 17:16 -0400, Rick Kline wrote:
> > Well, selling . html was written by a lawyer, wasn’t it? ;-)
> The primary author of SGML, the language on which HTML was based, was
> written by a lawyer (Dr. Charles Goldfarb).
> HTML itself came from the SGML Starter Set via Anders Berglund to (now
> Sir) Tim Berners-Lee at CERN. Neither Tim nor Robert Cailliau working
> on the Web anf HTML at the start were (or are) lawyers.
> Shlomi Fish has already responded to you on the GPL, although the FSF
> spent a lot of time in consultations in developing GPL v3, and that
> included significant input from laywers.
> Liam (slave ankh)