[cc-licenses] Does BY-SA do what I think it does?
cam at mcc.id.au
Thu Jun 8 04:40:04 EDT 2006
> Technically all the versions you released under the By-SA will still
> be under that license. You may of course, re-release them all under
> LGPL, so they will be dual-licensed.
> No one will actually care, because the LGPL is the much more
> common and compatible license.
> Three caveats worth mentioning:
> I've assumed the work is entirely yours. If you have already received
> contributions under the By-SA, you probably need the authors
> permission to switch the license (that is, to switch the license on their
> contributions, you see).
Well, I have accepted some small patches from people. I guess I will
have to ask them for permission.
> I doubt any of those will be problems for you, but that's about all
> I can think of that could go wrong with switching the license.
Ok thanks for your advice.
Cameron McCormack, http://mcc.id.au/
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