Re: Re: CCPL-by
Jeremy Hankins <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
> I'm not clear what "the extent practicable" means here, but it sounds
> like you may be required to purge the authors name/etc. from the work if
> the author asks you to. That sounds like another non-free point.
Careful. Is Debian attempting to push a concept of "free" that
conflicts with the European concept of the author's moral right? These
are a set of rights that the author has that cannot be waived, no matter
whether the author wants to waive those rights
or not. In particular, if an author's work is modified so that it then
political opinions the author finds repugnant, to continue to associate
with the author would violate the author's moral right (if it were even
the first place).
Similar rights in the US are often established by labor contracts; when
does not have final cut, he/she can still insist that his/her name is
taken off the
In most of Europe an author may have the right to insist that you purge
his/her name from a derivative work no matter what license is used.
If, in a foolish attempt at consistency, Debian wants to insist on the
right to put words in peoples' mouths, there's a problem.