[cc-community] Use cases for cc by-sa compatibility with GPL
zotz at 100jamz.com
Thu Jan 5 19:39:47 EST 2012
On Thursday 05 January 2012 19:08:53 Alan Cox wrote:
> On Thu, 5 Jan 2012 19:03:48 -0500
> drew Roberts <zotz at 100jamz.com> wrote:
> > On Thursday 05 January 2012 15:57:28 Alan Cox wrote:
> > > On Thu, 5 Jan 2012 15:11:26 -0500
> > >
> > > drew Roberts <zotz at 100jamz.com> wrote:
> > > > On Thursday 05 January 2012 14:09:27 Alan Cox wrote:
> > > > > CC doesn't deal with physical objects however and isn't intended
> > > > > to.
> > > >
> > > > I would think that cc deals with anything that the law gives a
> > > > copyright to. Doesn't a sculpture get a copyright.
> > >
> > > I am quoting what I have been told several times when I have contacted
> > > creative commons about problems in this area. So unless official policy
> > > has changed my understanding is that this is correct.
> > So, could someone from CC please clear this up? Am I really forbidden
> > from painting a mural on a wall and putting a BY-SA license on it?
> The mural or the wall ?
The mural. And at the time I paint it, it is the only existing "copy" of the
work. In fact, it is not a copy but the original. There are no planning
sketches, it has not yet been photographed. The wall is where the work was
first fixed. (If that is the correct usage of the language here.)
all the best,
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