[cc-licenses] Question about BY and SA licenses
james at grimmelmann.net
Sun Jan 21 11:46:11 EST 2007
Evan Prodromou wrote:
> On Sat, 2007-20-01 at 23:03 -0500, Greg London wrote:
>> I wouldn't read that as saying you must note the
>> changes that you've made. I would read that as
>> saying you must acknowledge that you used
>> someone else's work in your derivative work.
>> Something like:
>> "cover based on photo by Alice Smith"
>> Not something like:
>> "cover based on photo by Alice Smith with the
>> bison cropped out and replaced with a flamingo"
> Sounds fine to me.
I agree. As the examples in the license text also indicate, the key is
to identify (roughly) what part of the derivative work was based on the
old work, rather than what part of the old work was used.
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