I’m pretty open about sharing my stuff. After all, a lot of what I do, learn and enjoy is made possible by other people sharing their stuff for free, so why wouldn’t I return the favour? So I’ve chosen to licence my stuff under a
What this means, according to CreativeCommons.ca, is
You are free:
- to Share — to copy, distribute and transmit the work
- to Remix — to adapt the work
Under the following conditions:
- Attribution — You must attribute the work in the manner specified by the author or licensor (but not in any way that suggests that they endorse you or your use of the work).
- Noncommercial — You may not use this work for commercial purposes.
- Share Alike — If you alter, transform, or build upon this work, you may distribute the resulting work only under the same or similar licence to this one.
With the understanding that:
- Waiver — Any of the above conditions can be waived if you get permission from the copyright holder.
- Public Domain — Where the work or any of its elements is in the public domain under applicable law, that status is in no way affected by the license.
- Other Rights— In no way are any of the following rights affected by the license:
- Notice — For any reuse or distribution, you must make clear to others the licence terms of this work.
Essentially, if you’re using something I write for your own purposes, you credit it me (preferably via a link to the page you got it from), and I’d also appreciate it if you let me know.
For those looking to use stuff for commercial, corporate, or government purposes, odds are you can get permission. Just e-mail me and let me know what you have in mind. I’m not an unreasonable person.