[wp-hackers] icons

Doug Stewart zamoose at gmail.com
Mon Oct 27 11:04:55 GMT 2008

On Mon, Oct 27, 2008 at 5:15 AM, Ryan McCue <ryanmccue at cubegames.net> wrote:
> Matt Martz wrote:
>> There are a number of GPL licensed applications that include the Tango
>> Icons, including GIMP and Pidgin.  The Tango Icons use the Creative
>> Commons Attribution Share-Alike license.
> *headdesk*
> I was thinking of it actually being compiled in, my apologies. Although,
> it may depend on the FSF's interpretation of compiling.

CC-BY 2.5 (which Silk icons are licensed under) is GPL-incompatible,
as it has no guarantees of Freedom Zero in perpetuity.

IIRC, CC-BY-SA is the only (ONLY!) GPL-compatible version of CC
licenses, at least under the 2.5 regime.  Don't know if I recall if
the 3.0 revs fixed this...


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