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Re: data and software licence incompatabilities?

On Sat, Aug 31, 2013 at 11:30:31PM +0900, Charles Plessy wrote:
> Hi Paul,
> Frankly speaking, "Debian's opinion" on the CC licenses does not exist.  There
> is the empirical observation that this or that CC license is accepted or
> rejected from our archive, with both false positives and false negatives, and
> there is not any document that presents logically and clearly the facts behind
> the FTP team's choice of accepting version 3.0 and rejecting older versions.
> Given that the difference between the accepted and rejected license is so thin,
> I think that we can not blame people being unsatisfied in one direction or the
> other and telling it repeatedly their opinion on that matter.  If you do not
> like this, please write a convincing and authoritative explanation of "Debian's
> opinion", that will close the debate.

Perhaps you'd be interested in helping: http://lists.debian.org/debian-project/2013/01/msg00043.html 

> Cheers,
> -- 
> Charles Plessy
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