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- Subject: Re: Lua licensing thoughts
- From: Polarina <gabrielp@...>
- Date: Sun, 28 Sep 2008 22:56:04 +0000
Lua bytecode is just data, and GPL doesn't restrict what data a computer
program uses. Your statement is like saying that you can't view websites
containing CC licensed art because the browser is GPL licensed.
On Sun, 2008-09-28 at 17:43 -0500, Rob Hoelz wrote:
> David Given <email@example.com> wrote:
> > Mildred Ki'Lya wrote:
> > [...]
> > > Not only that, but this licence is far from an open source/free
> > > software licence. If you care about this ideal, you might want to
> > > change it. To be clear, when it will be released, it won't be free
> > > software.
> > The CC people say specifically that you shouldn't use a CC license for
> > software:
> > http://wiki.creativecommons.org/FAQ#Can_I_use_a_Creative_Commons_license_for_software.3F
> > But using CC for the *artwork* and data downloadables should work.
> So if all the story is scripted in Lua, and it's under a CC license, I
> can't run it on a GPL engine?