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Re: A GPL-compatible license for photos and music. Which?

Of course GPL programs can *open* CC graphics, it's just you cannot
*distribute* CC graphics with them if you want to be GPL-compatible.
The GPL gives you unlimited permission to run the program using
whatever data you want, whether free or proprietary, but not to
combine the GPL program with a GPL-incompatible work.

Hope this answers your question,

On 4/24/06, Ying-Chun Liu <grandpaul@gmail.com> wrote:
> Don Armstrong wrote:
> > On Sun, 23 Apr 2006, NeuRoTiX wrote:
> >
> >>I took a look to the Creative Commons but it seems to be a non
> >>GPL-compatible license.
> >
> >
> > Yes, most of the CC licenses (there are a few dozen of the things) are
> > not GPL compatible.
> >
> >
> I got a question. Why CC music/graphics cannot be used in GPL programs?
> GPL allows system("xxx") (or fork+exec) to run non-GPL programs because
> it's a separated work. Why fopen("xxx.png") is not a separated work?
> --
>                                                 PaulLiu(Ying-Chun Liu)
> E-mail address:PaulLiu.bbs@bbs.cis.nctu.edu.tw

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