[sword-devel] Creative Commons - updating the verbatim requirements for DistributionLicense values in module .conf files
dfhdfh at protonmail.com
Fri Dec 29 09:48:43 MST 2017
This is not about existing released modules.
It's about updating our advice/instructions for anyone making a new or updated module.
We should update the details in our wiki page without waiting for any other activity.
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> Subject: Re: [sword-devel] Creative Commons - updating the verbatim requirements for DistributionLicense values in module .conf files
> Local Time: 29 December 2017 4:33 PM
> UTC Time: 29 December 2017 16:33
> From: dmsmith at crosswire.org
> To: David Haslam <dfhdfh at protonmail.com>, SWORD Developers' Collaboration Forum <sword-devel at crosswire.org>
> Have any modules been released with CC? Chris added these licenses as “supported.” I don’t see the point in updating the list to support what isn’t reality. When we negotiate new content that has a particular license, we should update it then.
>> On Dec 29, 2017, at 10:02 AM, David Haslam <dfhdfh at protonmail.com> wrote:
>> Dear all,
>> It's imperative that we provide accurate advice to SWORD module makers.
>> Please visit https://crosswire.org/wiki/DevTools:conf_Files#Copyright_.26_Licensing_related_elements
>> Since this table was constructed a long time ago, there have been several new versions released for all the Creative Commons licenses.
>> Please visit http://creativecommons.org/ for details.
>> Our verbatim strings for CC licenses are no longer adequate. They need to be updated to match the latest license versions.
>> Please would someone in CrossWire that "knows the ins and outs" please attend to this urgent task.
>> Best regards,
>> PS. This is not the first time that I have made such a request.
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