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Re: Educational Community License 1.0



On Thu, Aug 18, 2011 at 6:56 PM, Miriam Ruiz <miriam@debian.org> wrote:
> Hi,
>
> A project I'm interested in is considering the The Educational
> Community License 1.0 [1]:
>
> -----------------------------------------------------------------------------------
>
> This Educational Community License (the "License") applies
> to any original work of authorship (the "Original Work") whose owner
> (the "Licensor") has placed the following notice immediately following
> the copyright notice for the Original Work:
>
> Copyright (c) <year> <copyright holders>
>
> Licensed under the Educational Community License version 1.0
>
> This Original Work, including software, source code, documents,
> or other related items, is being provided by the copyright holder(s)
> subject to the terms of the Educational Community License. By
> obtaining, using and/or copying this Original Work, you agree that you
> have read, understand, and will comply with the following terms and
> conditions of the Educational Community License:
>
> Permission to use, copy, modify, merge, publish, distribute, and
> sublicense this Original Work and its documentation, with or without
> modification, for any purpose, and without fee or royalty to the
> copyright holder(s) is hereby granted, provided that you include the
> following on ALL copies of the Original Work or portions thereof,
> including modifications or derivatives, that you make:
>
> The full text of the Educational Community License in a location viewable to
> users of the redistributed or derivative work.
>
> Any pre-existing intellectual property disclaimers, notices, or terms and
> conditions.
>
> Notice of any changes or modifications to the Original Work, including the
> date the changes were made.
>
> Any modifications of the Original Work must be distributed in such a manner as
> to avoid any confusion with the Original Work of the copyright holders.
>
> THE SOFTWARE IS PROVIDED "AS IS", WITHOUT WARRANTY OF ANY KIND,
> EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO THE WARRANTIES OF
> MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE AND NONINFRINGEMENT.
> IN NO EVENT SHALL THE AUTHORS OR COPYRIGHT HOLDERS BE LIABLE FOR ANY
> CLAIM, DAMAGES OR OTHER LIABILITY, WHETHER IN AN ACTION OF CONTRACT,
> TORT OR OTHERWISE, ARISING FROM, OUT OF OR IN CONNECTION WITH THE
> SOFTWARE OR THE USE OR OTHER DEALINGS IN THE SOFTWARE.
>
> The name and trademarks of copyright holder(s) may NOT be used
> in advertising or publicity pertaining to the Original or Derivative
> Works without specific, written prior permission. Title to copyright in
> the Original Work and any associated documentation will at all times
> remain with the copyright holders.
>
> -----------------------------------------------------------------------------------
>
> I don't think there is any obvious problem with it, but I thought it
> would be better to ask here too, just in case, as there doesn't seem
> to be any package in the archive using it (AFAIK). What do you think?
>
> Greetings and thanks,
> Miry
>
>
> [1] http://opensource.org/licenses/ecl1
> [2] https://secure.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/en/wiki/Educational_Community_License
>
>
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Here's another helpful link. [1] Scroll down until you see notes about
the Educational Community License.

1. http://www.gnu.org/licenses/license-list.html

-- 
Regards,
Andres Mejia


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