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From Daniel Shahaf <...@daniel.shahaf.name>
Subject Re: updating w.a.o/legal/resolved for Creative Commons Attribution
Date Mon, 20 May 2013 15:07:59 GMT
Sam Ruby wrote on Fri, May 17, 2013 at 15:31:56 -0400:
> 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
in
> >>> 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,
and
> >>> (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)

That clause means a CC-BY-3.0 -licensed work can't be re-released under
ALv2.  Does that suffice to exclude CC-BY-3.0 from Category A?

Daniel
(a bit unfortunate; the summary page makes it sound as though CC-BY is
compatible with the BSD license)

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