[cc-licenses] ShareAlike: no porting, please, GPL-compatibility instead
diane at creativecommons.org
Thu Apr 5 17:57:18 EDT 2012
On the porting question, please keep in mind that we are not discussing
porting at this time. We have a porting consultation period on our
schedule (http://wiki.creativecommons.org/Version_3) once we are further
along in our process.
On Thu, Apr 5, 2012 at 11:05 AM, Francesco Poli
<invernomuto at paranoici.org>wrote:
> Hi again,
> Section 3(c)(1) of CC-by-nc-sa-v4.0draft1 states:
> > (1) You must release it under the terms of one of the following:
> > (i) this Public License,
> > (ii) a later version of this Public License containing the same
> > License Conditions, [or
> > (iii) a Creative Commons ported license (either this or a later
> > license version) containing the same License Conditions as this
> > Public License,]
> > (whichever license is chosen is the “Adaptation License”).
> > CC note: Alternative (iii) is bracketed in this draft because
> > the question of porting for 4.0 is undecided and will be
> > subject to discussion later in the 4.0 process.
> I personally suggest to *not* port v4.0 licenses to specific jurisdictions.
> I think the right approach is striving to create international licenses
> that work well in as many jurisdictions as possible, without the need
> of porting them to each local jurisdiction.
> I also reiterate the recommendation to introduce explicit one-way
> conversion clauses
> * that allow redistribution of CC-by-sa-v4.0-licensed works under the
> terms of the GNU GPL version 2 or any later version
> * that allow redistribution of CC-by-v4.0-licensed works under the
> terms of the zlib license: http://www.gzip.org/zlib/zlib_license.html
> See my previous message  for more details.
> I hope these suggestions may be implemented in the next draft.
> New GnuPG key, see the transition document!
> ..................................................... Francesco Poli .
> GnuPG key fpr == CA01 1147 9CD2 EFDF FB82 3925 3E1C 27E1 1F69 BFFE
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