[cc-licenses] NonDerivative NonCommercial Licenses

Terry Hancock hancock at anansispaceworks.com
Thu Mar 30 10:40:40 EST 2006


rob at robmyers.org wrote:

>They are not literal forks, though. They relate historically, but then so do
>MacOS and Windows. Both are examples of competing projects rather than forks.
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>The BSDs are the classic example of a content fork. The XFree86 fork is a good
>recent example.
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Heh. No, that was a "license fork". ;-)

Both were made possible by the absence of a copyleft on the originals.
Of course, it's debatable whether that's a good or bad thing (I lean
towards the latter, but I do have good reasons to approve of *certain*
projects being non-copyleft).




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