[cc-devel] bug or feature? Old license urls don't resolve to deed but to CC homepage.

Burobjorn burobjorn at gmail.com
Mon Sep 29 12:09:14 EDT 2008


Hi Nathan,

I'll see if I can find out if the database was using the chooser. I'll
let you know. Thanks for the quick reply!

met vriendelijke groet,
Bjorn Wijers

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Nathan Yergler wrote:
> We continue to support license URLs, but that doesn't look like a
> valid license URL.  Starting with version 2.0 we standardized on
> placing the commercial term before the derivatives term, so that URL
> should be http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-nd/2.0/nl/deed.nl
> 
> I'm wondering if that was a hand constructed URL or if we had a bug at
> one point in the chooser.
> 
> On Mon, Sep 29, 2008 at 8:51 AM, Burobjorn <burobjorn at gmail.com> wrote:
>> Hi all,
>>
>> I'm working on some legacy code wich included the CC license urls into a
>> database. Upon checking those urls today, I noticed that these urls do
>> not redirect to the license deed, but instead to the CC.org homepage. Is
>> this intentional or a bug?
>>
>> The url I tried is this one:
>> http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nd-nc/2.0/nl/deed.nl
>>
>> If this is intentional I would suggest reconsidering this behaviour as
>> there is quite a lot of 'old' media aka books, cds etc using the older
>> license urls which now do not point to the correct license deed. This
>> would confuse people expecting license information.
>>
>> Software is easy to upgrade, sold books and cds is a bit harder ;)
>>
>> All the best,
>>
>> grtz
>> BjornW
>>
>> met vriendelijke groet,
>> Bjorn Wijers
>>
>> * b u r o b j o r n .nl *
>> digitaal vakmanschap | digital craftsmanship
>>
>> Concordiastraat 68-126
>> 3551 EM Utrecht
>> The Netherlands
>>
>> phone: +31 30 2444 101
>> http://www.burobjorn.nl
>>
>>
>> Jon Phillips wrote:
>>> You are in syria, right Bassel...is there any block on ports there, like
>>> a great firewall?
>>>
>>> Jon
>>>
>>> On Wed, 2008-09-24 at 14:44 -0400, Nathan Kinkade wrote:
>>>> 2008/9/24 Bassel Safadi <bassel.safadi at gmail.com>:
>>>>> On Wed, Sep 24, 2008 at 9:33 PM, Nathan Kinkade
>>>>> <nkinkade at creativecommons.org> wrote:
>>>>>> Hey Bassel,
>>>>>>
>>>>>> Are you still unable to make the checkout?  I just gave the following
>>>>>> a try and it worked fine:
>>>>>>
>>>>>> $ svn co http://code.creativecommons.org/svnroot/cchost/trunk/ cchost
>>>>>>
>>>>>> Perhaps there was a temporary outage??
>>>>>>
>>>>>> Nathan
>>>>> Very strange, I'm still not able to checkout, I tried to checkout something
>>>>> else outside creativecommons.org and it worked fine..
>>>>>
>>>>> Thank you Nathan
>>>> Are you able to browse the repository in your browser at:
>>>> http://code.creativecommons.org/svnroot/cchost/trunk/?  I doubt it's
>>>> the issue, but you could try to bypass the reverse-proxy by using
>>>> code.creativecommons.org:8080.   Even further, what does "telnet
>>>> code.creativecommons.org 80" give you?
>>>>
>>>> Nathan
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