CC-BY-SA 4.0 Is Now One-Way Compatible With GPLv3
Written by Michael Larabel in Standards on 9 October 2015 at 09:05 AM EDT. 3 Comments
STANDARDS --
The Creative Commons has announced that their BY-SA 4.0 license has been found to be one-way compatible with the GPLv3 license.

With CC-BY-SA 4.0 material being compatible with the GPLv3, this should increase interoperability for games and other projects.

They explained in the announcement, "Put simply this means you now have permission to adapt another licensor’s work under CC BY-SA 4.0 and release your contributions to the adaptation under GPLv3 (while the adaptation relies on both licenses, a reuser of the combined and remixed work need only look to the conditions of GPLv3 to satisfy the attribution and ShareAlike conditions of BY-SA 4.0)."
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