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Re: creative commons



On Sat, 6 Jan 2007 10:48:11 +1100 Andrew Donnellan wrote:

> On 1/6/07, Luis Matos <gass@otiliamatos.ath.cx> wrote:
> > Hello
> >
> > I want some feedback on the compatibility of creative commons 2.5
> > and Debian.
> >
> > I read that v 2.0 is not compatible ... how about 2.5? are there
> > variants that are and some that are not ... or ... they are not at
> > all?
> >
> 
> At the moment it's believed that none of the Creative Commons licenses
> of any version (except CC-BY-SA Scotland v2.5 iirc) are DFSG
> compatible.

Mmmmh, I'm not convinced about the DFSG-freeness of
CC-by-sa-2.5/scotland either...

> BY and BY-SA v3.0 will most likely be DFSG free thanks to
> the effort of some Debian people.

I'm sorry to say this, but I don't think the current drafts are
DFSG-free and I have few hopes that the finat texts will be
substantially different from the current drafts.

See
http://lists.debian.org/debian-legal/2006/10/msg00167.html
http://lists.ibiblio.org/pipermail/cc-licenses/2006-November/004472.html
http://lists.ibiblio.org/pipermail/cc-licenses/2006-December/004779.html
for further details.


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