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Re: A licence for an ‘awesome list’ (was: Starting a GNU Guile awesome l

From: Dr. Arne Babenhauserheide
Subject: Re: A licence for an ‘awesome list’ (was: Starting a GNU Guile awesome list)
Date: Thu, 16 Jul 2020 20:58:48 +0200
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Dr. Arne Babenhauserheide <> writes:

> Dmitry Alexandrov <> writes:
>> Quoth <> (emphasis mine):
>> | A work released under CC0 is dedicated to the public domain to the fullest 
>> extent permitted by law. If that is not possible for any reason, CC0 also 
>> provides a *lax, permissive* license as a fallback. Both public domain works 
>> and the lax license provided by CC0 are compatible with the GNU GPL.
>> |
>> | If you want to release your non-software work to the public domain, we 
>> recommend you use CC0.
>> Besides being GPL-compatible, itʼs FDL-compatible as well, while CC BY-SA is 
>> not.
> That information is outdated. Since 2015 cc BY-SA is one-way compatible
> to GPLv3:
> Back then I invested a lot of time to make that happen, because I
> required it to be able to use art from Battle for Wesnoth, Ryzom, and
> Wikipedia in one roleplaying book.

arg, I misunderstood you. CC by-sa is GPL-compatible, but not FDL

But CC0 is not copyleft.

Best wishes,
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