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Re: default CC license version number is always latest?



On Thu, 20 Jan 2011 01:15:31 +0100 Ricardo Mones wrote:

> On Wed, 19 Jan 2011 03:32:22 +0000
> jonathon <jonathon.blake@gmail.com> wrote:
> 
> > I wouldn't, because there are versions and localizations of the 
> > CC-BY-SA-NC license that are incompatible with other versions of the 
> > CC-BY-SA-NC license. More to the point, because of that incompatibility, 
> > my position is that if neither the specific localization, nor specific 
> > version of the CC-BY-SA-NC license are given, the the work is to be 
> > treated as if it was _All Rights Reserved_.
> 
>   Didn't know about localizations but was aware of the versions (hence my
>   attempt to find a way to fallback to something DFSG-compatible ;-)
>   Unfortunately this makes things even worse and therefore such theme shall
>   not enter main.

Since the license is some version of some localized CC-by-sa-nc,
I would say that this theme has no chance to enter main: as far as I
know, the non-commercial (nc) license element makes it non-free (even
from the "not so strict" point of view of the FTP Masters...).


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