[License-discuss] [License-review] CC withdrawl of CC0 from OSI process

David Woolley forums at david-woolley.me.uk
Mon Feb 27 08:57:06 UTC 2012

Bruce Perens wrote:

> The problem with your software, Chad, is that it's much too complicated 

The software analogy is flawed in that software has to be understood by 
a machine and is written in a language with very precisely defined 
semantics.  Legal documents are written to be interpreted by a human 
and, unfortunately, legal language is not a simple formal language 
(although I suspect that creating one would avoid a lot of problems with 

David Woolley
Emails are not formal business letters, whatever businesses may want.
RFC1855 says there should be an address here, but, in a world of spam,
that is no longer good advice, as archive address hiding may not work.

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