[cc-community] Why the GPL-incompatibility?
javier at candeira.com
Sat Feb 10 10:41:12 EST 2007
Daniel Brockman wrote:
> In rough terms, what changes would the FSF have to make in order for
> CC-BY to be compatible with the GPL?
As I understand it, CC would be able to make CC-BY compatible with the GPL
without the FSF having to do anything. The EUPL does it thus:
> “5.3.4. COMPATIBILITY WITH THE GPL LICENSE In the event that the Modified
> or unmodified Software is included in a code that is subject to the
> provisions of the GPL License, the Licensee is authorized to redistribute
> the whole under the GPL License.
> In the event that the Modified Software includes a code that is subject
> to the provisions of the GPL License, the Licensee is authorized to
> redistribute the Modified Software under the GPL License.”
I for one would be very happy if cc-by and cc-by-sa would carry equivalent
-- Javier Candeira
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