[Foundation-l] Licensing transition: opposing points of view

Anthony wikimail at inbox.org
Thu Mar 19 13:41:58 UTC 2009

On Thu, Mar 19, 2009 at 1:36 AM, Jussi-Ville Heiskanen <cimonavaro at gmail.com
> wrote:

> The one loud voice here from the foundation *staff* (staff
> mind you, not the board of trustees) was espousing a very
> novel interpretation of the CC-BY-SA that would have quite
> spectacularly failed the "tentacles of evil" test of the Debian
> guidelines.

A view which the Creative Commons lawyers themselves have endorsed.

It's fortunate that the motives of this move came out before the decision
was made, because nothing is stopping CC from changing the license later.

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