[Foundation-l] What's wrong with CC-BY-SA?

David Gerard dgerard at gmail.com
Sun Dec 2 00:58:54 UTC 2007

On 02/12/2007, Gregory Maxwell <gmaxwell at gmail.com> wrote:

> And since the cc-by attribution clause is soft (allowing service
> providers to take attribution), I'd argue that if you're going to do
> cc-by you might as well do 'PD'. Basic kindness and respect still
> demands attribution for PD works, and since most people can't afford
> to go to court every day it is basic kindness and respect that is
> getting them attribution under cc-by in most cases anyways.

Same applies to reuse of CC-by-sa and GFDL stuff in practice, I think.
(Not that that means we shouldn't try to get it Right.)

- d.

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