[cc-community] Strengthening the CC-BY-SA copyleft with respect to code

Rob Myers rob at robmyers.org
Tue Dec 20 15:14:25 EST 2011


On 20/12/11 19:50, Alan Cox wrote:
>
> I would personally be very surprised if a game that was no use without
> that artwork was in fact multiple independent works but I am not a lawyer
> and this area is definitely a lawyers minefield.

Word isn't any use without a document to render or print.

> Also if the issue is the boundary of copyright and what is a work then a
> copyright licence cannot I think fix the problem.

The issue is what the licencing conditions are for the use of a work.
The existing CC licences don't stick to the legally delineated
boundaries, as Drew has mentioned.

- Rob.


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