Re: Additonal features for CALS
|Date:||Monday, June 9, 2008, 11:40|
Grr, eeefil gmail!
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From: kaleissin <kaleissin@...>
Date: Jun 9, 2008 8:46 AM
Subject: Re: Additonal features for CALS
To: Eric Christopherson <rakko@...>
On 6/9/08, Eric Christopherson <rakko@...> wrote:
> On Jun 8, 2008, at 4:59 PM, kaleissin wrote:
> > Lets have a round of brainstorming about new features for CALS. The
> > ones from WALS cannot be changed due to the license chosen,
> How can CALS build at all on WALS? WALS seems to be using the Creative
> Commons license Attribution-Noncommercial-No Derivative Works 2.0
> Germany (<http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-nd/2.0/de/deed.en>),
> which says "No Derivative Works. You may not alter, transform, or build upon
> this work."
This is why the features are identical down to the typos. I'm not even
changing the typos unless WALS does it first... There probably should
be a "no natlangs allowed"-policy also.
> > so it is also relevant to make replacements for existing features.
> If derivatives works were allowed, would it be ok to replace features, if
> it was not ok to change them? I'm confused.
I've been in touch with them and they seem okay with it. Though, when
I said "replace", I really meant "add". In order to compare conlangs
with natlangs we couldn't very well change the basis of comparison now