Re: logos and the BSD license

From: Alvaro Herrera
Subject: Re: logos and the BSD license
Date: ,
Msg-id: 20060823161605.GT1963@alvh.no-ip.org
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In response to: Re: logos and the BSD license  ("Joshua D. Drake")
Responses: Re: logos and the BSD license  ("Joshua D. Drake")
Re: logos and the BSD license  (mdean)
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logos and the BSD license  (Koen Martens, )
 Re: logos and the BSD license  (Robert Treat, )
  Re: logos and the BSD license  (Koen Martens, )
   Re: logos and the BSD license  (Josh Berkus, )
   Re: logos and the BSD license  (Peter Eisentraut, )
    Re: logos and the BSD license  ("Joshua D. Drake", )
     Re: logos and the BSD license  (Koen Martens, )
     Re: logos and the BSD license  (Peter Eisentraut, )
      Re: logos and the BSD license  (Koen Martens, )
       Re: logos and the BSD license  (Peter Eisentraut, )
        Re: logos and the BSD license  (Shane Ambler, )
         Re: logos and the BSD license  (Peter Eisentraut, )
         Re: logos and the BSD license  ("Joshua D. Drake", )
          Re: logos and the BSD license  (Alvaro Herrera, )
           Re: logos and the BSD license  ("Joshua D. Drake", )
            Re: logos and the BSD license  (Peter Eisentraut, )
             Re: logos and the BSD license  (Brian Hurt, )
              Re: logos and the BSD license  (Peter Eisentraut, )
               Re: logos and the BSD license  (mdean, )
                Re: logos and the BSD license  (Josh Berkus, )
                 Re: logos and the BSD license  (mdean, )
                  Re: logos and the BSD license  ("Joshua D. Drake", )
             Re: logos and the BSD license  (Bruce Momjian, )
              Re: logos and the BSD license  ("Joshua D. Drake", )
           Re: logos and the BSD license  (mdean, )
            Re: logos and the BSD license  (Peter Eisentraut, )
          Re: logos and the BSD license  (Peter Eisentraut, )

Joshua D. Drake wrote:
> Shane Ambler wrote:
> >On 23/8/2006 18:17, "Peter Eisentraut" <> wrote:
> >
> >>Am Mittwoch, 23. August 2006 10:38 schrieb Koen Martens:
> >>>You are probably right. If the goal is to let anyone use the
> >>>graphics in any way they want, why have a license at all??
> >>Because under international copyright law, if there is no license (or some
> >>other explicit permission), you don't have the right to do anything with
> >>the
> >>work.
> >>
> >>>The main point is, however, that it is not completely clear how the
> >>>BSD license, a software license, applies to graphics. So maybe there
> >>>is nothing wrong with having the BSD license, but that is not really
> >>>clear to me (and perhaps others).
> >>In computing, there is only software, hardware, and wetware.  Computer
> >>graphics are also software.
>
> The BSD license really doesn't apply itself to software very well.

Huh!?  That's news to me.  Can you elaborate a bit?


> I don't see what the problem with Creative Commons is. It is quickly
> becoming the license standard for creative works.

Creative Commons is not a license.  If you point at a specific CC
license we can discuss things, otherwise everyone is just handwaving.

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