Originally Posted by HarryT
I'm not at all sure why any author would want to go for this deal: it seems to be essentially a one-off payment, in return for unrestricted distribution of the book (ie, no subsequent income from it). Have I misunderstood?
There's nothing in Creative Commons that prohibits future income from it, but it will make it more unlikely. The appeal, I suspect, would be for those who don't expect to ever be paid for a particular work again anyway.