[cc-community] public performance and GPL

Rob Myers rob at robmyers.org
Thu Jan 12 16:06:08 EST 2012

On 12/01/12 02:08, drew Roberts wrote:
> On Wednesday 11 January 2012 18:52:16 Anthony wrote:
>> On Wed, Jan 11, 2012 at 6:50 PM, Anthony <osm at inbox.org> wrote:
>>> I think the problem would be that GPL doesn't have a similar notion of
>>> "collections".
>> (And the FSF doesn't seem to want it to.  Witness their position on
>> loadable kernel modules.)
> Do they have problems with "collections" where all of the "things" in the 
> collection are under licenses they consider Free? Or do they only have 
> problems where some of the "things" collected are non-Free?
> For the record, I have problems with BY-SA allowing collections where some 
> parts are non-Free. I would like to see that addressed in 4.0+

But the collection isn't a derivative and so shouldn't be under the

This is different from images used as illustrations due to the split
circuit decision in the US and because of the word "used". ;-)

- Rob.

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