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Re: creative commons

On 01/05/07 16:43, Francesco Poli wrote:
> 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...

That's good, I'm not convinced that CC in any form isn't DFSG. :)
It seems to me the CC is written with the same kind of mentality and
intentions that the DFSG was written.

>> 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.

Well, these are a bit extreme I think. I'm not finding the arguments


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