In Favor of CC-FA
robmyers at mac.com
Sun Mar 28 14:01:10 EST 2004
In an ideal world, all software would be GPL and all content would be
CC-SA . But "weaker" licenses can be a useful stepping stone as well as
addressing other contemporary social concerns.
To support this argument (that soft licenses encourage people to try
hard licenses :-) ), I'd cite this page: http://craphound.com/down/
"I chose the most restrictive CC license available to me, staying
cautious, and I waited to see if the sky would fall.
So here we are, just a little over a year later
I am re-licensing Down and Out in the Magic Kingdom, effective today,
under the terms of one of the least restrictive Creative Commons
licenses, the Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike license..."
If it was a choice of all or nothing rather than trying a little,
finding it works and then going all the way, would this work now be in
More information about the cc-licenses