[cc-licenses] NC considered harmful? Prove it...
zotz at 100jamz.com
Wed Mar 7 22:32:34 EST 2007
On Wednesday 07 March 2007 10:19 pm, Luis Villa wrote:
> On 3/7/07, drew Roberts <zotz at 100jamz.com> wrote:
> > > > Huh? You have lost me there. Can you explain and give examples? Isn't
> > > > this impossible by definition?
> > >
> > > I use the term 'open source' loosely here; not OSI-approved, but
> > > rather in the broader family of source-available software copyright
> > > licenses, some of which are similar in spirit to NC.
> > Now I understand, but I would suggest that this might not be the best way
> > to go if you care about Free or Open Source projects.
> Could you elaborate/explain what you mean here?
Sure. I can try at least.
I am finding people using open source and copyleft and other terms in ways
that are less than accurate. I think this is going to lead to extra
confusion. I don't think it is worth doing.
Here are some examples I have noted down.
all the best,
(da idea man)
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