[cc-community] "Unported" confusion
brianna.laugher at gmail.com
Tue Dec 25 01:19:19 EST 2007
On 25/12/2007, Nathan Yergler <nathan at creativecommons.org> wrote:
> > In addition, the human code pages say at the top "This page is
> > available in the following languages: " (+ links to various ported
> > licenses)
> > Wouldn't it make more sense to say "This license has been ported to
> > the following jurisdictions"? Because that's what's actually going on.
> > If you simplify beyond that then really it becomes misleading I think.
> The links aren't to the ported licenses, though, just to translations
> of that jurisdiction. For example, the Attribution 3.0 Unported
> license (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/) links to
> http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/deed.fr, which is that
> license in French, not the French jurisdiction. The French
> jurisdiction license is at
Oh! Righto. I didn't imagine that two such similar documents would
both exist. No problem then.
They've just been waiting in a mountain for the right moment:
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