[cc-licenses] Use cases for cc by-sa compatibility with GPL
zotz at 100jamz.com
Sun Jan 22 10:10:56 EST 2012
On Saturday 21 January 2012 22:31:33 Anthony wrote:
> On Wed, Jan 18, 2012 at 2:28 PM, drew Roberts <zotz at 100jamz.com> wrote:
> > gpl music -in-> movie => does movie have to be gpl? make the case if you
> > say yes.
> Music in a movie is clearly a use for which a license is needed, at
> least under US law (see "synchronization rights" if you're not
> familiar with this).
> The only place I could see the GPL possibly permitting this would be
> under the "aggregation" clause. But that would require that the music
> and moving picture are "separate and independent works" - they'd have
> to be written completely separately from each other, without the
> author of either having the other in mind, and would have to be
> synchronized haphazardly (for a three minute song, pick a random 3
> minute segment of the moving picture to play it in). Even then I
> think you're stretching it.
Does everyone agree that a gpl cong used in a movie would require the movie to
So what about (also from that post):
gpl or by-sa photograph -in-> book => book does not have to be gpl or by-sa
all the best,
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