Re: Can CC BY 2.0 be upgraded to 3.0 ?
- To: firstname.lastname@example.org
- Subject: Re: Can CC BY 2.0 be upgraded to 3.0 ?
- From: Russ Allbery <email@example.com>
- Date: Tue, 08 Oct 2013 09:09:11 -0700
- Message-id: <[🔎] firstname.lastname@example.org>
- In-reply-to: <[🔎] 20131008144124.GA14876@debian> (Jonathan Dowland's message of "Tue, 8 Oct 2013 15:41:24 +0100")
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Jonathan Dowland <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
> On Fri, Sep 13, 2013 at 01:37:36PM -0700, Russ Allbery wrote:
>> Ah, I hadn't ever thought about it from that angle. Basically, the
>> argument is that if there's no original creative addition, it can't be
>> a derivative work? On first glance, 17 U.S.C. § 101 appears to support
> Eek. What about (hypothetical) derivative works which do not add
> anything, but take things away? ("this option just confuses our users")
Selection of what to take away can be a creative addition in the sense
that I meant it, so addition was probably the wrong word.
Russ Allbery (email@example.com) <http://www.eyrie.org/~eagle/>