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Re: Creative Commons GPL - The same as the regular GPL?


From: John Sullivan
Subject: Re: Creative Commons GPL - The same as the regular GPL?
Date: Tue, 03 Apr 2007 02:59:10 -0400
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Colonel Communism <address@hidden> writes:

> I've noticed that on the Creative Commons website, there's an option for
> licensing your work under a "CC-GNU GPL."  It says that it adds Creative
> Commons metadata to the license and the Commons deed.
>
> My question is, what's the real difference?  And is the CC-GNU GPL sanctioned
> by the Free Software Foundation?

The license text is the same. Personally, I wish they wouldn't add the CC-, I
think it makes things confusing. They didn't change anything about the GNU GPL
-- they just wrote the "human readable" summary and the RDF.

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