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From Daniel Shahaf <...@daniel.shahaf.name>
Subject Re: Documentation Licenses: CC-BY-SA 3.0?
Date Thu, 09 Aug 2012 18:55:55 GMT
Joe Brockmeier wrote on Thu, Aug 09, 2012 at 17:09:53 +0000:
> 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!
> 

What Greg said.  But for completeness, note the ALv2 is closer to CC-BY
than to CC-BY-SA.

> > 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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> 
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> Joe Brockmeier
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