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

Asheesh Laroia asheesh at creativecommons.org
Mon Sep 29 12:21:11 EDT 2008


On Mon, 29 Sep 2008, Burobjorn 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

Sure sounds like a bug to me!

> 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.

Yeah.  NY will say for sure, I'm sure!

-- Asheesh.

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