Re: logos and the BSD license

From: Bruce Momjian
Subject: Re: logos and the BSD license
Date: ,
Msg-id: 200608231827.k7NIRPg28087@momjian.us
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In response to: Re: logos and the BSD license  (Peter Eisentraut)
Responses: Re: logos and the BSD license  ("Joshua D. Drake")
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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, )

Good analysis.  What is wrong with using a BSD license for graphics?  No
one has explained that.

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Peter Eisentraut wrote:
> Am Mittwoch, 23. August 2006 18:29 schrieb Joshua D. Drake:
> > Well, in the spirit of the BSD I would say:
> >
> > Attribution (by)
> >
> > http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/2.5/
>
> Well, the main problem with that license is that it prohibits you from copying
> the works over encrypted links or storing the works on encrypted media or a
> computer protected by a password.
>
> "You may not distribute, publicly display, publicly perform, or publicly
> digitally perform the Work with any technological measures that control
> access"
>
> The more general problem is that it is excessively complicated and ambiguously
> worded and doesn't achieve anything beyond what the BSD license does.
>
> If the BSD license is too complicated still, I can offer the following
> alternative license: "You may use, modify and redistribute this software as
> you wish."
>
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> Peter Eisentraut
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