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Re: Prefered License for forums content

Josh Triplett wrote:
Brian Thomas Sniffen wrote:
MJ Ray <mjr@dsl.pipex.com> writes:

Recall that the Creative Commons Attribution license was ruled to be
DFSG-non-free by debian-legal (initial review request at
, final summary at


"When any Licensor asks, all references to their name(s) must be purged
  from the work.  This restricts modification (DFSG 3)."

This is an unalienable moral right in most of Europe. If this is DFSG non-free, then Debian has a serious problem, because then is it logically impossible to have a license that is compatible with the DFSG and European Law at the same time.

The by-sa license is likely to be non-free as well for the same
If people think that, we don't they express their opinion about it on the relevant mailinglist, namely cc-licenses@lists.ibiblio.org?

Wouter Vanden Hove

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