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Re: Possible incompatible licensing of audio files packaged with marave

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On 03/25/2011 11:29 AM, Rex Dieter wrote:
> 
> Per
> https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=690658
> 
> marave (currently) packaged includes some sound files from several sources 
> with < 100% clear licensing:
> 
> 1. some files from:
> http://www.partnersinrhyme.com/pirsounds/WEB_DESIGN_SOUNDS_WAV/BUTTONS.shtml
> that includes the text:
> 
> "These Button sound effects are offered for free royalty free use in your 
> commercial multimedia project or as background sounds on your website.
> 
> Partners In Rhyme retains all copyrights, please do not resell in a sound 
> collection or make available for download on a website."
> 
> not sure the implications of "offered for free royalty-free use... " vs the 
> "please do not"... there.  be safe and omit these?

Eh. Yeah. Either get clear permission from the copyright holder for
unrestricted redistribution or omit them.

> 2.  and some from
> http://www.adobeflash.com/download/sounds/clicks/
> that includes just
> "Feel free to use the sounds in your personal projects, if you want to use 
> the sounds in commercial work we recommend that you contact the authors by 
> visiting their web site."
> which doesn't sound (ba dum dum) too promising either.
> 
> advice?

Same as #1: Either get clear permission from the copyright holder(s) for
unrestricted redistribution or omit them.

~tom

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