Free Music License?
bernhard at intevation.de
Mon Aug 15 10:04:22 UTC 2005
On Sun, Aug 14, 2005 at 08:03:58AM +0200, Roland Häder wrote:
> What abount a license which gurantees that also the music made for a
> software project - GNU GPL'ed or compatible, of course -is *free*?
for practical purposes I would put sound effects
and musical scores under GNU GPL if they are closely tight to a software
under GNU GPL.
> I mean, we already a license for software (GNU GPL) and also for
> documentation (FDL) but no license for music (FML = Free Music
> License?). But you cannot compare music with software nor
> documentation. Music is different to them.
There have been a few initiatives.
E.g. the CD done by Linuxtag e.V. in 2001:
it uses Green and Yellow OpenMusic Licenses.
I do not remember all the details.
There are more, it would be interesting to first make a survey about
the licenses already used. Then we would need to find answer to the
question: What freedom does music need and why?
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