[cc-licenses] can someone check this wrapper for me?
zotz at 100jamz.com
Mon Jul 23 16:39:21 EDT 2007
On Monday 23 July 2007 10:32 am, B. Jean wrote:
> drew Roberts a écrit :
> > On Monday 23 July 2007 09:34 am, B. Jean wrote:
> >> I know that, as well as I know Debian attitude. However, the license is
> >> unadapted for these sorts of works (by example, you don't have right to
> >> publish the content on tv or website — useless for software... It's
> >> real, you can have look : right to use, to copy, to adapt, modify, to
> >> distribute the copy, etc. ; but not to represent) . By the way, note
> >> that the GPL v3 is broader than the v2 ; consequently, theses critics
> >> would disappear
> > What is this right that the GPL does not provide? When you say represent,
> > is that the same as a public performance?
> I'm not sure about equivalent, but It should be public performance, but
> not only. For example, I represent a work if I sing on the Tv : I just
> give direct access to the work (I've the idea, but the word can be
> wrong, does somebody can rectify me if necessary ?) ; it's the same on
> > You can't put the work on a web site? People do that all the time with a
> > web link to the cvs or other version control system. Or am I
> > misunderstanding you big time?
> What you can't do, is to display the code on the website.
But this is precisely what I am saying people do all the time...
Interesting that they don't have the right to do so. Is sourceforge guilty of
massive contributory damages. (Or whatever the term is...)
> But you can
> distribute copy of it... I think that characterize software's
> particularity : you don't need to read the code on the website, the tv,
> radio, etc. ; you just download it and read it in your private area.
> It's ridiculous, but you just don't have this right (conversely, with
> the GPL v3, you can do " /anything with it that, without permission,
> would make you directly or secondarily liable for infringement under
> applicable copyright law/ ". That is broad enough ^^)·
> Well, for precision, just have a look on the Rosen's book (his English
> is better ;-) )
all the best,
> >>>>>> Best regards,
> >>>>>> Ben
> > all the best,
> > drew
(da idea man)
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