[linux-audio-user] Music made with Linux

Jan Depner eviltwin69 at cableone.net
Mon Jan 16 17:33:39 EST 2006

On Mon, 2006-01-16 at 21:33 +0000, james at dis-dot-dat.net wrote:

> Another criticism, and one I think is more important than quibling
> over small changes to vocals, is the copyright.
> You obviously want people to hear it, so why restrict copying?  I
> can't mail this to a friend, make a copy for my walkman or do any of
> the many things that would get this listened to by a wider audience
> than the list.
> Why not use creative commons? http://creativecommons.org/
> If you want to keep it "pure", use the no-derivatives option.  If
> you're worried about people not knowing it's yours, use the
> attribution option.  If you don't want people to use your song
> commercially without seeking a separate license with you, use the
> non-commercial option.  Or mixtures of these.


    Speaking of which, how could I mark the song as licensed under
Creative Commons non-commercial/attribution license.  I have no idea how
to place that in the id3 tag or anywhere else.

Jan 'Evil Twin' Depner
The Fuzzy Dice

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this we should do freely and generously."

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