[asterisk-dev] Asterisk Documentation Update

Tzafrir Cohen tzafrir.cohen at xorcom.com
Thu Sep 1 15:56:50 CDT 2011


Good to see some progress here.

However I must speak up,

On Thu, Sep 01, 2011 at 03:16:36PM -0500, Malcolm C. Davenport wrote:

> It has also been proposed that the following statement be adopted
> for acceptable attributions: "Attribution should be made on the title
> page of physical books or in the footer of web content."

IANAL, but that sounds dangerously close to the advertisement clause of
the original BSD license. The CC licenses are carefully phrased. If you
modify them, you may break things.

Such a requirement has rendered the original BSD license and other
licenses to become GPL incompatible, as it adds a restriction. It's also
impractical in some cases, I believe.

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