[okfn-discuss] Modding CC-licenses for data
luis at tieguy.org
Fri Jun 22 13:11:03 UTC 2007
Sent. Rob, I'm sorry, I forgot to cc: you. :/
On 6/22/07, Rufus Pollock <rufus.pollock at okfn.org> wrote:
> Luis Villa wrote:
> > On 6/22/07, Rufus Pollock <rufus.pollock at okfn.org> wrote:
> >> > The GPL-3 final draft contains this section:
> >> >
> >> > ""Copyright" also means copyright-like laws that apply to other
> >> kinds of
> >> > works, such as semiconductor masks."
> >> >
> >> > Could this be stretched to cover the DB right? Is it worth very quickly
> >> > trying to get the FSF to add DB right?
> >> Might be an idea though there focus is very much on the computer
> >> (software/hardware) side of things. How do you suggest we go about
> >> raising this?
> > If no one objects, I'll mention this in my GPL committee, and cc:
> > anyone who wants to be cc'd. But the response will probably be
> That would be great Luis.
> > something along the lines of 'GPL isn't appropriate for data.' It may
> > put the idea in their heads to expand/modify the upcoming GFDL,
> > though.
> I think you are right re. GPL but as you say it might be very relevant
> for GFDL. This might also have some relation to the important question
> of CC and GFDL compatibility.
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