Free Music License?

Bernhard Reiter bernhard at
Thu Aug 18 14:42:00 UTC 2005

On Wed, Aug 17, 2005 at 12:30:23PM +0100, MJ Ray wrote:
> "Alfred M. Szmidt" <ams at> wrote:
> >    Verbatim only? That fails to grant freedom to modify and
> >    redistribute.  Do you think such a license should be called "free"?
> > 
> > Because music is not a functional work, and you don't need the right
> > to `modify' it, you can have it, but it is not a nessecary right.
> > Where as with software, it is.
> Who is Alfred M. Szmidt - someone who does not even see fit to
> attribute the previous author quoted - to decide that we don't
> "need" the right to modify music but do with programs?

MJ Ray,

I fail to see the usefulness or connection to the debate
of this comment of yours.

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