[cc-licenses] Attribution: accurate credit should not be forbidden
invernomuto at paranoici.org
Sat Jan 21 15:33:16 EST 2012
On Sat, 14 Jan 2012 09:53:40 -0500 drew Roberts wrote:
> On Friday 13 January 2012 18:18:25 Francesco Poli wrote:
> > Many licenses require that *accurate* credits be kept. This seems to
> > be fine and acceptable (that is to say it's DFSG-free). On the other
> > hand, if a license required *inaccurate* credit, I think it would be
> > considered non-free. If this is the case, how can forbidding
> > *accurate* credit be considered acceptable?
> Why can't we look at it like this:
> "This work based on a work licensed BY-SA (or whatever) by a person who has
> requested his/her name not be mentioned in connection with this adaptation."
> Would that fulfill the requirements of accurate credits and the license?
Maybe, but why should a license forbid me to state:
"This adaptation was created by $MYSELF and is based on a work
originally created by Oliver Originalauthor"
as long as this is true and accurate?
I still think that the reputation of Oliver is *not* being hurt, since
it's clear that he is *not* the author of the *adaptation*, just of the
*original* work, which was licensed giving me the permission to create
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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