[cc-licenses] Understanding the 2.5 ShareAlike license

Andrew MacNeill akselsoft at gmail.com
Tue Dec 13 10:33:08 EST 2005


On 12/13/05, Andrew MacNeill <akselsoft at gmail.com> wrote:
> Hey all - my podcast show is cc'd with a
> http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/2.5/
>
> I had someone ask me "can I burn this to CD and sell the CDs?"
>
> And I was unsure of how to answer.
>
> They were also asking about the legitimacy of offering to sell the
> downloads (even though it's available for free on my site)
>
> The license says:
> You are free:
>
>     * to copy, distribute, display, and perform the work
>     * to make derivative works
>     * to make commercial use of the work
>
>
> but then says
> If you alter, transform, or build upon this work, you may distribute
> the resulting work only under a license identical to this one.
>
> So how would one make commercial use of the license?
>
> Can anyone help explain that to mee?
>
> Thanks
>
> --
> Andrew MacNeill
> Blog: http://akselsoft.blogspot.com
> Fox Show PodCast: http://www.thefoxshow.com
> Web: http://www.aksel.com
> Phone: 613-851-4496
> Skype: akselsoft
>


--
Andrew MacNeill
Blog: http://akselsoft.blogspot.com
Fox Show PodCast: http://www.thefoxshow.com
Web: http://www.aksel.com
Phone: 613-851-4496
Skype: akselsoft



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