Dropping non-DSFG-free license elements (was Re: Extra restrictions on derivative works)

Rob Myers robmyers at mac.com
Mon Feb 9 19:35:29 EST 2004


On 10 Feb 2004, at 00:07, Evan Prodromou wrote:

>>>>>> "e" == email  <email at greglondon.com> writes:
>
>     e> But Non-Commercial and Education-Only and Sampling-Only are NOT
>     e> LICENSES THAT CREATE PUBLIC COMMONS.
>
> Hey, so, I happen to agree with you about these things. But I also
> think it's better to get artists to come half-way towards real
> freedom than let them sit on the all-rights-reserved bench.

I respectfully disagree. It's better to maintain the strength and 
coherency of the brand and work on selling it than it is to dilute the 
brand to please hangers-on who won't actually pay for the brand.

- Rob.




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