I want to use copyleft-next for a particular kind of works: games.
Think of those that blend content and software in most inseparable
ways - such as interactive fiction and interactive movies.
At least one of the games planned contains non-free pictures. It is
possible for any to contain some limited amount of non-free
What will be the effect of copyleft nullification section?
I assumed that nullification will strike immediately on the game as a
whole work, because each new version is a derivative work of the older
work, and the derivative work can't be licensed freely. Reading the
section though, that doesn't seem quite right: Richard Fontana has
added at some point "for a fee" to it. And there is more: it actually
says "if I offer to license for a fee".
"I", the licensor of the software in the game, include non-free
non-software content, but "I" don't license the non-free content to
anyone "for a fee" - it isn't mine to license anyway. The content
licensor(s) don't offer copyleft-next in the first place. Do I get
that right? Is there any way "I" would lose copyleft for such works?
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