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  • From: adam hyde <adam AT>
  • To: Prodromos Tsiavos <p.tsiavos AT>
  • Cc: Discussion on the Creative Commons license drafts <cc-licenses AT>
  • Subject: Re: [cc-licenses] cc-by-sa and gpl
  • Date: Mon, 02 Jul 2007 19:10:34 +0200

Thanks pRo,

> When we speak about GPL2 and CC_BY_SA compatibility, we may refer to
> compatibility in two directions, i.e:
> 1. from GPL2 to CC_BY_SA, which is potentially possible because of the
> language of CC v3.0, provided GPL2 appears on the CC Compatible licenses
> list, but is unlikely to happen (as Paul already explained) because of the
> source code requirements of GPL2

Sorry to be a stick in the mud, but what exactly is the problem with
'source code requirements' which make the GPL 'incompatible'?


adam hyde
'free as in media'


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