Wiki license 0.5 beta
zotz at 100jamz.com
Mon Mar 28 13:51:37 EST 2005
On Monday 28 March 2005 01:30 pm, Evan Prodromou wrote:
> On Mon, Mar 28, 2005 at 11:42:39AM -0500, Greg London wrote:
> > > In other words, can I make a derivative of Wiki 0.5 pages be
> > > a Attribution-ShareAlike 2.0 work, and vice versa? What about iCommons
> > > by-sa licenses?
> > given a big-wiki with project-only attribution,
> > and a local-share project with individual attribution,
> > how should the projects combine, if at all?
> That's not actually what I was trying to get at. Here's the problem I
> g. "License Elements" means the following high-level license attributes
> as selected by Licensor and indicated in the title of this License:
> Attribution, ShareAlike.
> From section 4b:
> b. You may distribute, publicly display, publicly perform, or publicly
> digitally perform a Derivative Work only under the terms of this
> License, a later version of this License with the same License Elements as
> this License, or a Creative Commons iCommons license that contains the same
> License Elements as this License (e.g. Attribution-ShareAlike 2.0 Japan).
> The problem is that the block of text that we could call "the
> Attribution license element" is different between
> Attribution-ShareAlike 2.0 and Wiki 0.5. They're both called
> "Attribution", but the requirements are different. Same name,
> different things.
> So when the ShareAlike part requires a license that "contains the same
> License Elements", does this mean "contains License Elements with the
> same name", or "contains License Elements with the same text"?
> This is the first time this has come up, so I figured it was worth
That is a good point. Can someone in the know comment, or is this something
that has not been considered at all? (By those drafting the licenses.)
all the best,
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