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On 11/26/2017 6:48 PM, Enrico Colombini wrote:
On 26-Nov-17 01:45, Jonathan Goble wrote:
Generally speaking, Creative Commons's own FAQ explicitly
recommends against using their license for software, for
multiple reasons. [2] That answer further states that
"Additionally, our licenses are currently not compatible with
the major software licenses, so it would be difficult to
integrate CC-licensed work with other free software." IANAL, so
I would interpret that on the safe side to mean that no CC
license is fully compatible with the MIT license (what Lua uses).

[1] (quoted footnote)

Uh oh... I completely missed that when, years ago, when I
published a couple of works including Lua code under CC-by-sa.

(I guess it's too late do do something about it)

The author can always re-license a work he/she still has copyright control/rights over. In some places, it is normal to assign the copyright of a work to someone else (e.g. FSF (GNU) projects, scientific papers). Even so, some GNU projects do accept very short patches (especially bugfixes) as obvious, without having to file FSF paperwork.

Kein-Hong Man (esq.)
Selangor, Malaysia