[cc-licenses] New licensing buttons
ml at creativecommons.org
Tue Apr 3 15:18:36 EDT 2007
On Tue, 2007-04-03 at 12:29 +0100, Rufus Pollock wrote:
> Mike Linksvayer wrote:
> > Another nit -- you intend this to be used for "open data" but in many
> > cases data is not copyrightable, so any copyright license granted could
> > be somewhere between misleading and, er, anti-freedom. :) As data is so
> > prominent in the definition you might want to explain this to people.
> > One attempt is at http://sciencecommons.org/resources/faq/databases.html
> This is something that I've just been having long discussions with
> geodata people about and which I've discussed with John Willbanks on
> the SPARC open-data list about at some length.
> : http://lists.okfn.org/pipermail/geo-discuss/2007-April/000322.html
> (and links therefrom)
> : https://mx2.arl.org/Lists/SPARC-OpenData/Message/100.html
> To re-summarize:
Great, you're obviously talking to the right people. Thanks for the
summary and apologies for pointing out something you already knew!
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