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Re: creative commons

On Wed, Jan 10, 2007 at 09:08:48AM -0600, Terry Hancock wrote:
> > As I already said, forbidding commercial use is definitely *against* the
> > spirit of free software and the intent of the DFSG.

> Yes it is. But AFAIK, no one is debating the DFSG-freeness of CC NC or
> ND licenses.

Hardly.  You yourself said in the message immediately preceding this one:

On Wed, Jan 10, 2007 at 08:45:52AM -0600, Terry Hancock wrote:
> MJ Ray wrote:

> > Hardly.  CC fans seem to see nothing wrong with discriminating against any
> > field of endeavour, such as commerce or technical protection.

> I'm not surprised to see MJ Ray say this, since he has chosen to ignore
> the fallacies in his arguments. The only "field of endeavour" that CC
> licenses block is the "field of endeavour" of "copying and distributing
> without honoring the license" which ALL copyleft licenses (including the
> GPL) do (indeed all licenses -- free or otherwise -- prevent some form
> of copying and distributing, or they would simply be public domain).

Got a split personality thing going, there, or are you just naturally

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