question about a project licensed under CC NC claiming to be open source
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Wed Jun 23 17:16:52 UTC 2010
Tzeng, Nigel H. wrote:
> Other than for political reasons (as in avoiding unnecessary drama with a
> food fight with OSI and FSF that benefits no one) I don't understand the
> frown in using CC for software.
Subject to the reservation that CC don't recommend it, some CC licences
are open source licences.
> I want a license so anyone can reuse my stuff as long as they mention me.
> CC BY.
> I want a license so anyone can reuse my stuff as long as they share with the
> community and mention me. CC BY-SA.
> I want a license so anyone but Microsoft can reuse my stuff (without a
> different license anyway) as long as they share with the community and
> mention me. CC BY-SA-NC
Not Open Source.
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