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From Kevan Miller <kevan.mil...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: updating w.a.o/legal/resolved for Creative Commons Attribution
Date Thu, 23 May 2013 13:54:03 GMT

On May 17, 2013, at 3:31 PM, Sam Ruby <rubys@intertwingly.net> wrote:

> On Thu, May 16, 2013 at 3:29 PM, Kevan Miller <kevan.miller@gmail.com> wrote:
>> On May 15, 2013, at 4:51 PM, Kevan Miller <kevan.miller@gmail.com> wrote:
>>> On May 13, 2013, at 6:44 PM, Marshall Schor <msa@schor.com> wrote:
>>>> The page http://www.apache.org/legal/resolved.html
>>>> says that the Creative Commons Attribution (CC-A) license may be included
>>>> Apache releases, but it links to version 2.5 of that license.
>>>> We have some content (icons) which are licensed under version 3.0 of that
>>>> license, specifically, http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/
>>>> 2 questions:
>>>> (1) Are things licensed under this OK to include with Apache distributions,
>>>> (2) Should the legal/resolve page be updated to reflect this?
>>> Version 3.0 looks ok to me. Unless I hear objections, I'll update our web site
to reflect this…
>> Done.
> Drilling down into the actual license, I note the following text:
> 4.a. "You may Distribute or Publicly Perform the Work only under the
> terms of this License."
> Doesn't that make this license category B?  (Note: this comment also
> applies to previous versions of the license, including versions that
> were previously approved)

Agreed. My bad… I'll scan the mailing list for prior discussions of CC-A. Barring some revelation
or new objections, seems we should move to category B.

Our treatment of CC-SA (http://apache.org/legal/resolved.html#cc-sa) seems a bit nebulous.
We should make the categorization explicit. I haven't reviewed the entire license, but 4.a
appears to be identical. Which would put it in Category B. Agreed?

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