[cc-community] CC-BY-SA for Jailhouse Lawyers?
paul at ontology2.com
Tue Nov 22 16:05:32 EST 2011
On 11/22/2011 2:06 PM, Rob Myers wrote:
> On 21/11/11 21:58, Paul Houle wrote:
>> Every week I hear from people who are perplexed with what CC-BY-SA
> If you can provide examples people can make or add to a FAQ.
I'm specifically interested in the case of photographs and other images.
My understanding is that the use of a CC-BY-SA photo in a book does
not make the book CC-BY-SA. If you crop the photograph and use it in
your book, you've got to release the cropped photo as CC-BY-SA but
there's no effect on the book. An image made from the image is a
derived work, but if the image is simply used as-is in a different
creative work, there's no issue.
I'd like to see that stated in words that ordinary people (school
teachers, professors writing academic textbooks, people writing
blogs, etc.) understand.
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