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Re: [tlug] Pretty Japanese fonts?

2009/5/14 Stephen J. Turnbull <>:
> Jim Breen writes:
>  > Charles Muller <> wrote:
>  > > For these people, the word "Creative
>  > > Commons" itself simply meant "anything goes."
> Sure, but the same problem occurs with "free software" or "free
> content" and "open source".  If you want to be restrictive, you should
> state those restrictions up front.

FWIW, I do.

>  > > After going through the trouble of getting most of these illegal
>  > > usages (but not all) corrected, I went back to plain old
>  > > copyright notices, which people seem to understand much better.
> By which you mean something like the below?
>  > I have the same problem. Actually I had it before I switched to a
>  > CC-SA licence.  I contact them the offenders and grumble and they
>  > usually/almost always fall into line.
> I've always considered that simply citing a license name in my
> work is tantamount to "just take it!"

Except that in my case I don't simply cite a licence name. I have  a very
detailed statement at:

Most of the time people comply, but there are always a few who ignore it
until I complain.


Jim Breen
Adjunct Senior Research Fellow
Clayton School of Information Technology,
Monash University, VIC 3800, Australia

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