[linux-audio-user] Free music site can Cost!
rhkramer at gmail.com
Mon Sep 5 11:34:09 EDT 2005
On Monday 05 September 2005 07:42 am, Clemens Ladisch wrote:
> Yes, but it's non-exclusive, so you don't lose any of your rights.
I guess in the context of (or comparison to) a CC license (which I don't have
an intuitive understanding of), you are probably right.
But, in comparison to:
* a GPL license, you are allowing a non-GPL'd fork
* a "commercial license", you are allowing them to compete with you at no
cost and with no return to you (by "commercial license" I mean a case where
you are not licensing under some free/open license but instead want to sell
and profit from your work--of course, you probably wouldn't be posting your
music on a site like this in that case)
So, whether it is rights or not, you are losing/giving up something, and
should decide carefully whether you want to do so or not.
> This is more like a BSD license than CC. :-)
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