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PostSubject: GPL 3 Explanation   Tue Nov 01, 2011 10:45 am

What Is the GPL

The GPL (General Public License) Is the GNU Project License.
It's Main Goal Is to Protect the Freedom to Modfy or Using Softwere

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Thing you Should know on GPL 3

1. There is no Warranty

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2. No Surrender of Others' Freedom.

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3. contributor

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How to Apply the GPL to Your New Programs

To Apply the GPL to a softwere you Just Need To attach This Stuff to the start of each source file

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and each file should have at least the “copyright” line and a pointer to where the full notice is found.

I hope I helped.
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PostSubject: Re: GPL 3 Explanation   Tue Nov 01, 2011 10:54 am

Hmmm... seems like it covers everything. We do want to allow people to mod this sucker (Yay! does our work for us! - I mean, hooray for artistic freedom...) but we don't want this to go the route of some other moddable games, where less-scrupulous beta creators try to turn a profit off of their customized content.

I reccommend that people read this one, and someone ought to grab a link to the CC that we were thinking of using. To my current knowlege, they're pretty much equal, but it would be nice to have them side by side. Scio?

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PostSubject: Re: GPL 3 Explanation   Tue Nov 01, 2011 10:58 am

Mysterious_Calligrapher wrote:
Hmmm... seems like it covers everything. We do want to allow people to mod this sucker (Yay! does our work for us! - I mean, hooray for artistic freedom...) but we don't want this to go the route of some other moddable games, where less-scrupulous beta creators try to turn a profit off of their customized content.

I reccommend that people read this one, and someone ought to grab a link to the CC that we were thinking of using. To my current knowlege, they're pretty much equal, but it would be nice to have them side by side. Scio?

I also think That The GPL is Nice.
I can Make other Post With The CC.
So People Can say What they want CC or GPL.
But Than It's Up to Scio.
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PostSubject: Re: GPL 3 Explanation   Tue Nov 01, 2011 4:36 pm

Creative commons share alike 2.5
Basically does the same thing. It matters not which we use.

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PostSubject: Re: GPL 3 Explanation   Tue Nov 01, 2011 9:58 pm

Things that are the same

Rule A) Modification allowed, free redistribution allowed.
Well, we want that. Both will do.

Rule B) The rights of persons involved in the production (us) are in no way affected by this licensing.
Good for both.

All right, GPL is more precise (no warranty is somewhat assumed under creative commons - I mean, it's not like you're going to get your money back, is it?) but creative commons is easier to read.

I guess it comes down to, are we going to need this lawyer speak about warranties or not?

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PostSubject: Re: GPL 3 Explanation   Tue Nov 01, 2011 9:59 pm

Mysterious_Calligrapher wrote:
Things that are the same

Rule A) Modification allowed, free redistribution allowed.
Well, we want that. Both will do.

Rule B) The rights of persons involved in the production (us) are in no way affected by this licensing.
Good for both.

All right, GPL is more precise (no warranty is somewhat assumed under creative commons - I mean, it's not like you're going to get your money back, is it?) but creative commons is easier to read.

I guess it comes down to, are we going to need this lawyer speak about warranties or not?
I'd rather we choose the least ambiguous.

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PostSubject: Re: GPL 3 Explanation   Tue Nov 01, 2011 10:01 pm

Legally speaking, that would be GPL. Simply because a) it was probably written by someone with some law experience b) it mentions stuff (warranty, the rights of redistribution, the fact that no one should be making money off our free stuff) that CC doesn't.

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PostSubject: Re: GPL 3 Explanation   Tue Nov 01, 2011 10:04 pm

Mysterious_Calligrapher wrote:
Legally speaking, that would be GPL. Simply because a) it was probably written by someone with some law experience b) it mentions stuff (warranty, the rights of redistribution, the fact that no one should be making money off our free stuff) that CC doesn't.
CC does mention these things, (you need to read the full legal text)
Like I said, they are essentially the same thing.

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PostSubject: Re: GPL 3 Explanation   Wed Nov 02, 2011 10:54 am

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Mysterious_Calligrapher wrote:
Legally speaking, that would be GPL. Simply because a) it was probably written by someone with some law experience b) it mentions stuff (warranty, the rights of redistribution, the fact that no one should be making money off our free stuff) that CC doesn't.
CC does mention these things, (you need to read the full legal text)
Like I said, they are essentially the same thing.

Okay... Warranty check, intellectual property rights check... full legal of the creative commons seems to be equal to or even more specific than GPL, at least for our purposes.
At this point, I don't think that there's any specific differences that would lead us to chose one over the other, except for the status quo that we already have a CC one going. License issue resolved, I guess.


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PostSubject: Re: GPL 3 Explanation   Wed Nov 02, 2011 11:26 am

Mysterious_Calligrapher wrote:
~sciocont wrote:
Mysterious_Calligrapher wrote:
Legally speaking, that would be GPL. Simply because a) it was probably written by someone with some law experience b) it mentions stuff (warranty, the rights of redistribution, the fact that no one should be making money off our free stuff) that CC doesn't.
CC does mention these things, (you need to read the full legal text)
Like I said, they are essentially the same thing.

Okay... Warranty check, intellectual property rights check... full legal of the creative commons seems to be equal to or even more specific than GPL, at least for our purposes.
At this point, I don't think that there's any specific differences that would lead us to chose one over the other, except for the status quo that we already have a CC one going. License issue resolved, I guess.



Well... I think we need A Lawyer to Decide what is The Best License for us.
And there is Ideology, if you want to help the GNU project use the GPL.
Maybe we Can look for a lawyer to Volunteer and Help us with Stuff like this.

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I'm Am Looking At Both licenses now To find any differences.
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PostSubject: Re: GPL 3 Explanation   Wed Nov 02, 2011 6:24 pm

Sure, I'll just walk around campus looking to pick up a law major... oh, wait. Yeah, anyone who has a lawyer friend/family member could have them have a look at it, but it seems pretty straightforward from here. There's considerably less regulation in the realm of community goods than when someone stands to make a profit.

As far as I know, CC is also applicable in multiple countries, the only other consideration that I could think of that wasn't stated here already. I obviously don't know if this is the same for GPL, but I'm assuming so, as most of what it would cover would be internet based.

Basically, if we find a problem with CC that GPL will fix, we'd switch, but that's probably not necessary right now.

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PostSubject: Re: GPL 3 Explanation   Sat Aug 11, 2012 4:30 pm

Mysterious_Calligrapher wrote:
Sure, I'll just walk around campus looking to pick up a law major... oh, wait. Yeah, anyone who has a lawyer friend/family member could have them have a look at it, but it seems pretty straightforward from here. There's considerably less regulation in the realm of community goods than when someone stands to make a profit.

As far as I know, CC is also applicable in multiple countries, the only other consideration that I could think of that wasn't stated here already. I obviously don't know if this is the same for GPL, but I'm assuming so, as most of what it would cover would be internet based.

Basically, if we find a problem with CC that GPL will fix, we'd switch, but that's probably not necessary right now.

Well, In my openion GPL is better...
I think that we should use the GPL to Support the cause.
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PostSubject: Re: GPL 3 Explanation   Sun Aug 12, 2012 8:39 pm

ido66667 wrote:
Mysterious_Calligrapher wrote:
Sure, I'll just walk around campus looking to pick up a law major... oh, wait. Yeah, anyone who has a lawyer friend/family member could have them have a look at it, but it seems pretty straightforward from here. There's considerably less regulation in the realm of community goods than when someone stands to make a profit.

As far as I know, CC is also applicable in multiple countries, the only other consideration that I could think of that wasn't stated here already. I obviously don't know if this is the same for GPL, but I'm assuming so, as most of what it would cover would be internet based.

Basically, if we find a problem with CC that GPL will fix, we'd switch, but that's probably not necessary right now.

Well, In my openion GPL is better...
I think that we should use the GPL to Support the cause.
Ok.

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PostSubject: Re: GPL 3 Explanation   Fri Aug 17, 2012 1:44 am

~sciocont wrote:
ido66667 wrote:
Mysterious_Calligrapher wrote:
Sure, I'll just walk around campus looking to pick up a law major... oh, wait. Yeah, anyone who has a lawyer friend/family member could have them have a look at it, but it seems pretty straightforward from here. There's considerably less regulation in the realm of community goods than when someone stands to make a profit.

As far as I know, CC is also applicable in multiple countries, the only other consideration that I could think of that wasn't stated here already. I obviously don't know if this is the same for GPL, but I'm assuming so, as most of what it would cover would be internet based.

Basically, if we find a problem with CC that GPL will fix, we'd switch, but that's probably not necessary right now.

Well, In my openion GPL is better...
I think that we should use the GPL to Support the cause.
Ok.

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PostSubject: Re: GPL 3 Explanation   Sun Aug 26, 2012 3:16 am

Bump!

BTW, Here is why we should not use Creative commons:


http://stackoverflow.com/questions/243196/what-is-the-difference-between-creative-commons-and-gpl-licensing

Basicly, Creative commons was not orginaly for Software, So, there is no mantion of stuff like source code, Or linking from code with anothe licence, The LGPL was Orginaly for stuff like librarys, as it allows you to link from a diffrent Licence code...
I think we should use a GPL and LGPL hybrid, I mean, For the librarys we can use LGPL, and for all the Other stuff we can use GPL.
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PostSubject: Re: GPL 3 Explanation   Sun Aug 26, 2012 11:16 am

ido66667 wrote:
Bump!

BTW, Here is why we should not use Creative commons:


http://stackoverflow.com/questions/243196/what-is-the-difference-between-creative-commons-and-gpl-licensing

Basicly, Creative commons was not orginaly for Software, So, there is no mantion of stuff like source code, Or linking from code with anothe licence, The LGPL was Orginaly for stuff like librarys, as it allows you to link from a diffrent Licence code...
I think we should use a GPL and LGPL hybrid, I mean, For the librarys we can use LGPL, and for all the Other stuff we can use GPL.
Ok. GPL/LGPL it is.

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PostSubject: Re: GPL 3 Explanation   Sun Aug 26, 2012 12:18 pm

~sciocont wrote:
ido66667 wrote:
Bump!

BTW, Here is why we should not use Creative commons:


http://stackoverflow.com/questions/243196/what-is-the-difference-between-creative-commons-and-gpl-licensing

Basicly, Creative commons was not orginaly for Software, So, there is no mantion of stuff like source code, Or linking from code with anothe licence, The LGPL was Orginaly for stuff like librarys, as it allows you to link from a diffrent Licence code...
I think we should use a GPL and LGPL hybrid, I mean, For the librarys we can use LGPL, and for all the Other stuff we can use GPL.
Ok. GPL/LGPL it is.

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