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From David Crossley <>
Subject Re: Properly licensed icons
Date Tue, 23 Aug 2005 01:05:19 GMT
Anil Ramnanan wrote:
> David Crossley wrote:
> >It depends. The main thing is that we cannot add anything
> >that has retrictions beyond the terms of the Apache License.
> >
> >Please direct us to an example of something that you want
> >to include and to their license conditions.
> >
> Here is an example of icons that are made available under the Creative 
> Commons license.
> Here is the license that it is released under:
> Basically the license states
> You are free:
>    * to copy, distribute, display, and perform the work
>    * to make derivative works
>    * to make commercial use of the work
> Under the following conditions:
> by    Attribution. You must attribute the work in the manner specified 
> by the author or licensor.

Most such licenses would ask for simple attribution
and we add it to our trunk/NOTICE.txt file. If these
people ask for something beyond that then we need
to assess that requirement.

>       Share Alike. If you alter, transform, or build upon this work, 
> you may distribute the resulting work only under a license identical to 
> this one.

See Ferdinand's comments.

>    * For any reuse or distribution, you must make clear to others the 
> license terms of this work.

That is okay. We would add their license beside
those files and retain their copyright headers.

>    * Any of these conditions can be waived if you get permission from 
> the copyright holder.

We wouldn't.


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