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Re: Draft summary of Creative Commons 2.0 licenses (version 3)

On Tue, 05 Apr 2005 01:45:02 +0200 Thomas wrote:

> I think that one of the biggest differences between CC and dfsg is the
> meaning and the value we give to the word "software".
> Remember that the goal of CC is to give tools (licenses) that allow
> the  author to use the copyright not in its "default" version, but in
> a  "creative" way.
> That's the reason why CC has a set of licenses, which go from the most
> restrictives (BY-ND-NC) to the most free (BY-SH).
> On the second category are we focusing to find out some dfsg
> compliance ;-)
> But to get this is necessary to fix the
> "software-different-meaning-issue".

I don't think that this is of paramount importance.
As long as Debian and CC take the different language into account and
don't engage in misleading word-playing, we can still talk, despite
differences in terminology.

What's important is to keep in mind that we (Debian) think that the same
freedoms are valuable for programs and non-programs.

    :-(   This Universe is buggy! Where's the Creator's BTS?   ;-)
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