Libre Culture
When sharing a Libre project, please include the name of its license in the title
I had originally asked [in this thread]( if we should allow non-copyleft open source projects on this community at all, but I didn't get enough responses to come to a decision, so I will still continue to allow non-copyleft until further notice. Instead, I decided on this as the alternative: When sharing a Libre project, please include the name of its license in the title. For example: "Lemmy: Building a federated alternative to reddit in rust (AGPL-3.0)" It doesn't have to be formatted exactly like that, but please at least include the acronym of the license, and the version number if there is one. At some point, I will start removing new posts that do not follow this rule, but I won't start doing that right now to allow for a transition period. I'm open to feedback on this, comment them below.

LibreJam 202208
cross-posted from: > Next LibreJam upcoming! > > Jam Version: 202208 > Theme: Replication > Theme announced at: 2022-08-01 00:00 UTC > Submissions end at: 2022-08-14 23:59 UTC > Ratings end at: 2022-08-21 23:59 UTC > > More info at: > IRC: ircs:// > Webchat: /?settings=9990a2af03a4a53c76b3529a6c420adc > > InfoPage also on gemini: gemini:// ;) > > Theme suggestions welcome!

I'm trying to license under CC0 some parts of my novel, which is under CC BY-SA. Am I doing it right ?
As part of a project to create a library of libre literary artifacts and narrative schemes, I'm choosing to waive my rights over little parts of my CC BY-SA writings. To me it makes no sense to claim rights on inventions that may be too common to be strictly mine. But I want to open my inventions as libre culture, or libre lore. So inside the chapters of this novel I am writing, there are ideas of plots, names, objects, phenomena, specific stories of the characters, and I want these little parts of my work to be public domain, even though the whole writings will probably stay CC BY-SA. For instance, I wrote about a memory enhancement sleep chamber. Here is the form I created on Internet Archive : Also : * Here the [Lemmy post (Libre Lore sub)]( about it. * [The original work from which it comes from]( (it is in french language) ​ **Does it look OK to you, or are there confusing aspects ?**

What is libre culture?

Libre culture is all about empowering people. While the general philosophy stems greatly from the free software movement, libre culture is much broader and encompasses other aspects of culture such as music, movies, food, technology, etc.

Some beliefs include but aren’t limited to:

  • That copyright should expire after a certain period of time.
  • That knowledge should be available to people, not locked away.
  • That no entity should have unjust control or possession of others.
  • That mass surveillance is about mass control, not justice.
  • That we can all band together to help liberate each other.

Check out this link for more.


I’ve looked into the ways other forums handle rules, and I’ve distilled their policies down into two simple ideas.

  • Please show common courtesy: Let’s make this community one that people want to be a part of.

  • Please keep posts generally on topic

  • No NSFW content

  • When sharing a Libre project, please include the name of its license in the title. For example: “Project name and summary (GPL-3.0)”

Libre culture is a very very broad topic, and while it’s perfectly okay for a conversation to stray, I do ask that we keep things generally on topic.

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