[cc-licenses] Parallel Distribution Statement

drew Roberts zotz at 100jamz.com
Tue Nov 28 18:57:05 EST 2006


On Tuesday 28 November 2006 05:03 pm, James Grimmelmann wrote:
> drew Roberts wrote:
> > I don't actually think that the compatibility between the CC licenses is
> > that helpful from a Free point of view as it moves things to the more
> > restricted and less free licenses. See the reasoning of locking BY-SA
> > works out of CCMixter.
>
> Having just BY-SA is better than having BY-SA-Monday, BY-SA-Tuesday,
> Son-of-BY-SA, Soylent-BY-SA, and many other incompatible flavors of
> BY-SA (even if most of them are comparably free).  So, while I agree
> with you that compatibility can hurt freedom under some circumstances,
> unnecessary incompatibility generally hurts freedom.

I would not argue about that since I agree with you there., but by the same 
token, if an artist or author dislikes the results of plain paralled 
distribution enough to craft a custome license, that is liable to be worse 
still.
>
> James

all the best

drew
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