[cc-community] Use cases for cc by-sa compatibility with GPL
osm at inbox.org
Fri Jan 6 20:02:11 EST 2012
On Fri, Jan 6, 2012 at 3:31 PM, Rob Myers <rob at robmyers.org> wrote:
> On 06/01/12 19:07, drew Roberts wrote:
>> The question was though: What is the source that would need to be distributed
>> in the case of a source requiring copyleft license when the license was
>> applied to the sculpture or the mural on the wall?
> With computer programs in interpreted languages, there is no compiled
> version, only the source code. The GPL handles that just fine. In the
> absence of source, the object is its own source.
> With autographic art (art that is a unique physical object such as a
> painting or sculpture) rather than allographic art (art that is
> mass-produced such as novels or films), you licence the copyright of the
> original and people are free to reproduce it using a camera or a laser
> scanner. The reproductions are then their own source.
They may be the source, but if they're not machine-readable, then they
can't possibly be "the machine-readable Corresponding Source".
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