[cc-licenses] Parallel Distribution Statement
james at grimmelmann.net
Mon Nov 27 19:37:58 EST 2006
drew Roberts wrote:
> Does CC have to pick one strategy? If so, could anti-DRM be another "module"
> alongside BY,SA,NC,ND?
Ultimately, if some creators would like a stringent anti-DRM clause and
others would prefer anti-DRM with parallel distribution, I think this is
an entirely appropriate split to make in the licenses. If I had to
speculate, I'd guess that eventually automated license-processing
technologies of the sort Mike & co. are developing and promoting will
make it much easier for numerous license variants to coexist and play
nicely together. You're right that picking either parallel distribution
or not is a choice it would be nice not to have to make.
That said, the current profusion of licenses has been generating
confusion, and this is not a propitious time to be splitting off new
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