Creative Common Copyright Notice in Standalones

Mark Wieder mwieder at
Thu Nov 11 20:56:47 EST 2010


Thursday, November 11, 2010, 8:00:16 AM, you wrote:

>> (disclaimer: the Creative Commons License rather explicitly states
>> that it shouldn't be used for software, but that's what I use anyway
>> because it comes the closest to exactly what I want my licensing to
>> say for an open source project)

> Why does CCL have that limitation?

Well, IANAL but here goes anyway. My take on it from the CC web site
is that it doesn't have specific clauses to cover source and object

For an example of how ridiculous open-source license has gotten:

Here are a few options:

The Eiffel Forum License, version 2

The MIT license:

The BSD license:

and my favorite:

-Mark Wieder
 mwieder at

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