[cc-community] Why the GPL-incompatibility?
rob at robmyers.org
Sat Feb 10 11:01:06 EST 2007
Javier Candeira wrote:
> It would be handy, though, if CC-licensed sounds and
> images could be distributed with a GPLd program under
> the same GPL license.
The GPL does not require this IIRC.
> This would help the legal distrib-
> ution by free distros of some apps (particularly games).
Free distros are distros of free *software*. The requirements of freedom
for cultural works and for computer programs may be different.
> Debian, in particular, does not deem any CC license
> to be free, even the most permissive by and by-sa flavours.
Debian have worked very hard to help improve the CC licenses, and
hopefully BY and BY-SA 3.0 will prove acceptable to Debian Legal.
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