lucas.gonze at gmail.com
Tue Jun 10 14:16:34 EDT 2008
Ok, so my conclusion is that I should either pick my own jurisdiction
or unported and not worry about it from there.
On Tue, Jun 10, 2008 at 10:59 AM, Mike Linksvayer
<ml at creativecommons.org> wrote:
> On Tue, Jun 10, 2008 at 10:49 AM, Lucas Gonze <lucas.gonze at gmail.com> wrote:
>> What's the benefit of using unported vs a specific jurisdiction? Does
>> unported give more clarity across borders?
> All of the licenses are supposed to work worldwide. The unported
> version is necessary because many jurisdictions do not yet have ports
> and nationalists in those jurisdictions might not want to use a
> license that includes the name of another jurisdiction, and many other
> people just don't grok the impact of jurisdiction ports so would
> rather have something that doesn't even bring up the issue (frequent
> feedback from people integrating license choice into their platforms).
> It is a subtle issue that I really wish didn't have to surface, but at
> the same time an important part of the CC infrastructure. For the
> most part one shouldn't give more than a seconds' thought to unported
> vs. port for your jurisdiction, because you won't really understand
> the impact anyway (I don't really claim to myself). IANAL, etc.
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