[theme-reviewers] Including Creative Commons Attribution Code
emil at themeid.com
Sun Mar 13 21:14:22 UTC 2011
I think that Otto stands correct
http://www.dwheeler.com/essays/gpl-compatible.html there are some changes
with 3.0 http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/3.0/ still not
100% confirmed. Also see
http://wiki.creativecommons.org/RDFa_Plugin_for_WordPress (March 2010)
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On Sun, Mar 13, 2011 at 2:28 PM, Otto <otto at ottodestruct.com> wrote:
> On Sun, Mar 13, 2011 at 1:40 PM, Chip Bennett <chip at chipbennett.net>
> > Well, let's make this simpler: This decision is above the pay-grade of
> > Theme Review Team.
> I did some research, and while I can't find any particular reason that
> the CC--BY-SA 3.0 would be incompatible, I also can't find anybody
> saying that it actually is.
> Debian, who are some of the most legalese people around when it comes
> to licenses, have decided that CC-BY-SA 3.0 is DFSG-compatible (Debian
> Free Software Guidelines), which means that it's "free enough" to be
> in Debian:
> . But that doesn't make it actually GPL-compatible.
> So until proven otherwise, for the themes directory, I'd say no
> Creative Commons licensing is allowed.
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