[cc-community] CC-BY-SA 4.0 (and other CC-*** 4.0 licences) vs. computer game content

Rob Myers rob at robmyers.org
Tue Dec 20 18:12:57 EST 2011


On 20/12/11 22:42, Maciej Pendolski wrote:
> On Tue, Dec 20, 2011 at 11:30 PM, Rob Myers <rob at robmyers.org> wrote:
>>> it just isn't possible in all cases without either bilateral
>>> compatibility (BY-SA<->GPL) which I consider beyond the pale, or some
>>
>> Why would this be beyond the pale?
> 
> Patent provisions, format (source code rather than just binary), can't
> imagine RMS (or FSF in general) to agree, potential issues when code
> uses code licenced under GPL-compatible licence but not
> CC-BY-SA-compatible licence (Apache 2.0, ...), ...
> 
> Pretty much impossible.

Ah. Yes I understand that for code. I took "beyond the pale" to mean a
moral rather than a practical judgement.

- Rob.


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