license for small audio sample

Albert Astals Cid aacid at
Wed Apr 26 18:48:34 BST 2017

El dimecres, 26 d’abril de 2017, a les 18:34:35 CEST, Thomas Eschenbacher va 
> Hi all,
> in my application (Kwave) I have some small audio sample file, which
> currently is licensed under the CC-BY-SA-3.0 license, as suggested by
> section 11.
> Now some packager from Gentoo Linux told me that this is not a nice idea
> because it is "incompatible with GPL" and that my application (Kwave)
> seems to be the only one that uses this license among all other KDE
> applications.

The Gentoo packager has no clue of what he is saying. A "data" file can't 
conflict with GPL code, tell him to not waste your time.


> -> So what kind of license should I use instead, any suggestions?
> Unfortunately I did not find a clear answer to my question on the
> "licensing policy" page on, is that page still up to date?
> regards,
>    Thomas

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