[cc-community] NC/ND

Alan Cox alan at lxorguk.ukuu.org.uk
Thu Dec 15 09:06:54 EST 2011


On Thu, 15 Dec 2011 08:19:49 -0500
Anthony <osm at inbox.org> wrote:

> On Thu, Dec 15, 2011 at 8:15 AM, drew Roberts <zotz at 100jamz.com> wrote:
> > Actually, altough it may at first seem counterintuitave, *if* cc is going to
> > drop one of BY-NC and BY-NC-SA, I think that BY-NC should be dropped and
> > BY-NC-SA kept.
> 
> BY-NC is an especially strange license.  If, for noncommercial
> reasons, I included a BY-NC work inside a GPL work, and licensed the
> derivative as GPL, would I be violating either of the two licenses?

The GPL doesn't allow additional restrictions such as NC, and NC doesn't
allow removing the restriction so possibly - but see also derivative
works and whether the work is really one work or not (eg a GPL program
and an NC book on one CD might be quite different)


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