[cc-licenses] Compatibility open issue #3: one-way compatibility

Anthony ok at theendput.com
Wed May 7 18:41:34 EDT 2014

On Wed, May 7, 2014 at 4:40 AM, Arne Babenhauserheide <arne_bab at web.de>wrote:

> > Should CC just deprecate BY-SA and declare the GPL to be version 5?
> >
> > If not, why not? Which of the objectives for compatibility would not be
> > achieved by this?
> It should not: The GPL brings huge practical hassles for stuff like
> multitrack recordings and graphical art. If you run a project which needs
> the GPL to have real copyleft, then you already have most of the
> infrastructure for dealing with that (versioned dependencies, build
> systems, asset-repositories and so forth), but if you do not, then
> releasing under the GPL requires quite some effort.

What specifically are the problems with applying the GPL to graphical art?

How will these problems be solved by someone who wants to incorporate
CC-BY-SA graphical art in a GPL work?

Versioned dependencies, build systems, asset-repositories....do these apply
to graphical art?
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