[cc-licenses] CC 4.0 - Libre Puro

drew Roberts zotz at 100jamz.com
Mon Dec 12 10:35:03 EST 2011


On Sunday 11 December 2011 16:03:51 Mike Linksvayer wrote:
> On Sun, Dec 11, 2011 at 6:56 AM, drew Roberts <zotz at 100jamz.com> wrote:
> > On Saturday 10 December 2011 19:08:03 Kim Tucker wrote:
> >> http://wikieducator.org/Libre_Puro_License
> >
> > "Redistributions under this license must be in a free file format
> > (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Free_file_format) and fully editable with
> > libre software (http://www.gnu.org/philosophy/free-sw.html). "
> >
> > I would say that actually makes it a non-Free license as one is not Free
> > to make hard copies.
> >
> > It would need to be tweaked some to have that only apply to digital
> > copies somehow.
>
> You're right, this would be a bug in Libre Puro. One can quibble with
> it, but
> http://freedomdefined.org/Permissible_restrictions#Protection_of_freedoms
> is part of the definition of freedom we've agreed to stick with at least
> for BY-SA, and it carefully says "For digital files..."

So, perhaps Libre Puro could be reworded thus:

For digital redistributions under this license must be in a free file 
format...

snip
>
> Mike

drew



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