[cc-licenses] How to set properly a license to an offline work?

Rob Myers rob at robmyers.org
Sat Mar 25 17:51:25 EST 2006

On 25 Mar 2006, at 21:42, Jack Nigel wrote:

> Hi, I hope this is the right discussion list.

It is.

> I'm a professional painter. I've heard of CC, and I want to apply a  
> license to my future works.


> I have chosen a BY-NC-SA license, and I suppose the following text  
> is what I have to write to apply the license correctly. Please fix  
> me, if I got something wrong.
> 2006 © Jack Nigel. Some rights reserved.
> This work is licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution- 
> NonCommercial-ShareAlike 2.5 License. To view a copy of this  
> license, visit //creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/2.5/ or send  
> a letter to Creative Commons, 543 Howard Street, 5th Floor, San  
> Francisco, California, 94105, USA.

Yes that looks right. (I am not a lawyer, I am not Creative Commons).

> P.S: For the curious people out there, I'm planning to write that  
> on the back of the canvas. Hey, it works for dedications!

You'll need to get people to display the license with the work (on a  
label or placard), and with any reproductions, so possibly making a  
note to this effect on the back of the canvas would help.

- Rob.

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