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Re: visualization of CVS commits

From: Nick Roberts
Subject: Re: visualization of CVS commits
Date: Fri, 27 Jun 2008 13:13:23 +1200

 >  >     if we release such a video in ogg theora, it will end up in
 >  >     flash on youtube the first day.
 >  > That is a big problem, and I have been thinking about how to take
 >  > action on the issue.  I'm thinking about making a short video
 >  > about this issue to put at the front of all videos we release.
 > Why not simply license it only for free formats?  You're going to have
 > to use some kind of "invariant sections" clause in any case, or
 > somebody will just slice the anti-flash speech off when they rip
 > theora to flash.

That presumably would only make sense if you are prepared to enforce it.  I
can't see the FSF going to court over a video posted on YouTube.  Awareness is
probably the best you can do. To slice the anti-flash speech off someone would
need to be aware of it.

Nick                                           http://www.inet.net.nz/~nickrob

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