[Geany-devel] geany-newsletter: License of newsletter

Frank Lanitz frank at xxxxx
Sat Apr 9 00:19:41 UTC 2011

On Sat, 9 Apr 2011 10:01:25 +1000
Lex Trotman <elextr at gmail.com> wrote:

> On 9 April 2011 08:39, Matthew Brush <mbrush at codebrainz.ca> wrote:
> > On 04/08/11 09:18, Frank Lanitz wrote:
> >>
> >> I just want to ask about which license we shall use for the
> >> newsletter in future. I'd like to prefer to put it under terms of
> >> one of the CC-family licenses. CC-BY (by = Geany Newsletter Team)
> >> would fit most IMHO. What's your opinion?
> >
> > Anything with free distribution seems reasonable.  I'm not sure why
> > modification permissions would need to available, just for the sake
> > of keeping each issue "a slice in time" and/or not to be mangled
> > out of context, but it's probably no big deal anyway.
> Well IIUC without modification I couldn't use just part of the
> newsletter, so I couldn't just distribute the tutorials for example, I
> 'd have to distribute the whole thing.

But CC-BY is allowing this. Maybe CC-BY-SA would be a more GPL-like
flavor of CC. 

I don't think NC or ND is making any big sense. 

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