http://creativecommons.org/ - what are they?
wk at gnupg.org
Tue Dec 17 11:01:25 UTC 2002
On Tue, 17 Dec 2002 11:48:55 +0100, Jan Wildeboer said:
> But they use (AFAIK) new licenses that I have never read before.
We are mostly in the Software game and as such we have somewhat
different goals. Music, literature, etc. have different properties
and need other licenses.
> - is this trying to compete with the GNU/GPL?
I don't think so. The GPL is designed for software and as you know it
is often more approriate to use even a different license for
> - is this good for the Free Software movement? I guess not, but that's MHO.
Creating awareness in copyright issues is definitely a Good Thing and
presents the non-software people (which are most people on this earth)
an alternative way of thinking and acting. Yes, I think this
initiative will have positive effects on Free Software too. I may
take it even 8 miles higher ;-)
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