[cc-licenses] Attribution: please do not forbid accurate credit
invernomuto at paranoici.org
Thu Apr 5 13:50:04 EDT 2012
Section 3(a)(1) of CC-by-nc-sa-v4.0draft1 includes the following part:
> You must, to the extent reasonably practicable, remove the
> information specified in (i) – (iii) above if requested by
where information specified in (i) - (iii) is basically, the author's
name or pseudonym, the Attribution Parties, and the title of the Work.
I'm still not convinced that this clause meets the Debian Free Software
Guidelines. See my previous comment .
Since I don't think that a license can (allow a licensor to)
forbid an accurate credit and meet the DFSG at the same time,
I recommend that this clause be dropped entirely from CC-v4.0
licenses, or, at least, amended so that it says:
| You must, to the extent reasonably practicable, remove the
| information specified in (i) – (iii) above if the information is
| inaccurate or misleading and the removal is requested by Licensor
I hope this suggestion may be implemented in the next draft.
New GnuPG key, see the transition document!
..................................................... Francesco Poli .
GnuPG key fpr == CA01 1147 9CD2 EFDF FB82 3925 3E1C 27E1 1F69 BFFE
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