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From Joe Brockmeier <...@zonker.net>
Subject Re: Documentation Licenses: CC-BY-SA 3.0?
Date Thu, 09 Aug 2012 17:09:53 GMT
On Thu, Aug 09, 2012 at 12:25:15PM -0400, Greg Stein wrote:
> The ASL 1.1 license became the AL 2.0 license by dropping the "Software" term.
> The ALv2 is applicable to documentation. Please use that for all doc.

Thanks much for the speedy response!

> Cheers,
> -g
> 
> On Aug 9, 2012 12:00 PM, "Joe Brockmeier" <jzb@zonker.net> wrote:
> 
>     The CloudStack (incubating) project is in the process of putting its
>     documentation in shape, and we're wondering about the possibility of
>     using the Creative Commons Attribution-Share Alike (CC-BY-SA) 3.0.
> 
>     I see that Apache projects may include CC-BY-SA works[0], but the page
>     specifically calls out "unmodified media," which suggests that the idea
>     is that a project may include CC-BY-SA works from other sources, but it
>     doesn't look like CC-BY-SA would be a recommended license for material
>     created within the project. (Or perhaps I'm over-thinking that.)
> 
>     Looking through the legal-discuss list I've found very little discussion
>     of CC-BY-SA at all, and most about prior versions of the license.
> 
>     Can anyone give me an opinion on whether CC-BY-SA 3.0 would be an
>     acceptable license for our documentation going forward. (Either alone,
>     or perhaps dual-licensed.) The CC-BY-SA 3.0 license does seem to have
>     passed muster with a number of other open source projects. (Fedora has
>     adopted it, and it seems to be a DFSG-approved license, whereas 2.5 was
>     not.)
> 
>     Thanks!
> 
>     Joe
> 
>     [0]: http://www.apache.org/legal/resolved.html#cc-sa
>     --
>     Joe Brockmeier
>     http://dissociatedpress.net/
>     Twitter: @jzb
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