License of the book - really version 2.0 of creative commons?

Thomas Reitelbach tr at erdfunkstelle.de
Sun Nov 16 01:01:37 PST 2008


Am Sonntag 16 November 2008 09:31:20 schrieb Thomas Reitelbach:
> Hello list,
>
> I'm currently in the process of translating current 6.4 LFS to german.
> Now I'm wondering about licensing. The book says it's licensed under
> „Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 2.0“.
>
> But: I cannot find this licence at creativecommons.org, at least not for
> the USA. Only Version 3.0 seems to be available. And at a first glance it
> looks like the license text in the book is an exact copy of version 3.0 of
> this license (though I did not compare each and every character of the
> licence texts).
>
> So maybe there is a typo? Is it possible that you chose „Attribution-
> NonCommercial-ShareAlike 3.0“ as licence but by mistake wrote "2.0"?
>
> Please can you clarify this? It is important to know because I have to
> choose the correct translated license text from creativecommons.org for the
> book.

Replying to myself ... I now found a "generic" version of the 2.0 licence 
which seems the correct one, used in the book. But I still see no obvious 
difference between them.



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