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

Anthony osm at inbox.org
Wed Dec 21 11:59:05 EST 2011


On Wed, Dec 21, 2011 at 11:50 AM, Christopher Allan Webber
<cwebber at creativecommons.org> wrote:
> This "avoidance of doubt" is helpful, but not very well encompassing; it
> doesn't categorically exclude other things as adaptations (and surely
> other things that aren't just videos are adaptations) but it helps make
> things clearer in one potentially vague area but not a lot of others.
> I'd like to see maybe this section either expanded or clarified in 4.0.

It's not clear to me why the license has to talk about Collections and
Adaptations in the first place.  If it's beyond the scope of copyright
law, then it isn't covered.  If it's within the scope of copyright
law, then it should be covered.


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