[Clipart] License as www.schoolplaten.com

Peter Mathijssen pmathijssen at home.nl
Thu Mar 19 00:54:37 PDT 2009

Nicu Buculei schreef:
> Peter Mathijssen wrote:
>> Nicu Buculei schreef:
>>> The webmaster is right, have a look at 
>>> http://creativecommons.org/licenses/publicdomain/
>>> It would be nice for him to give credit, but this is not a requirement 
>>> of the PD dedication.
>> Credits aren't necessary, but why not just say immediatly that the image 
>> is public domain. It would prevent any confusion possible.
> You are allowed to take an image released as PD (or CC0) and use it 
> without saying it is obtained from a PD source. You are also allowed to 
> change its license, distribute it under different terms (it is foolish, 
> as people can still get it from the original source, but is allowed).
> It is PD, not CC-BY or CC-BY-SA and this is a feature chosen "by design" 
> for our project.
Hi Nicu,

I didn't know that you could change the license of a PD-work. So if you 
don't know it's PD, and someone is giving it a CC-BY or CC-BY-SA, this 
is allowed. You can put restrictions on PD-work just by giving it 
another license. Strange, very strange.


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