[cc-licenses] Version 3.0 -- It's Happening & With BY-SA CompatibilityLanguageToo
jblake at eskimo.com
Tue Feb 13 15:39:10 EST 2007
tomislav medak wrote:
> What would be the benefit of such a meta button?
it would make it easier for people to tell if something was free or not.
Example time: One of the FLOSS projects has created a color palette for
their new icons. [Tango is the name of the set.] It is distributed
under the CC-BY-ND 2.5 license.
Which means that that palette can not be imported into OOo, without
violating the license.
it also means that despite being a FLOSS project, some sub components
are _not_ free. [I'm waiting to see if Debian puts that project into the
"non-free"category, or not. If they are consistent, it will relist it as
> There was once however the talk of using additional
> color-coding for different degrees of freedom similar licenses offer,
> where BY and BY-SA licenses had the same coloring. However, this really
> is a minor issue.
Several variations were proposed. No doubt you can find the relevant
URL in the list archive. [As best as I can determine, the images
contained neither license information, nor who created them,in their
metadata. :( ]
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