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

Chris Travers chris at metatrontech.com
Tue Feb 28 11:41:03 UTC 2012

On Mon, Feb 27, 2012 at 12:00 AM, Rick Moen <rick at linuxmafia.com> wrote:

> Oh, bushwah.  Any layman who wants to understand in even paranoid levels
> of detail the major licences and has two hours to spare can pull down
> the PDF of Larry Rosen's book free of charge, among other methods of
> arriving at that understanding.
> And any of them who cannot comprehend MIT/X after two hours even without
> Larry's book probably should rethink running a business.
Any layman who wants to understand why this doesn't work needs only to
pick up any of Derrida's books at the corner used book store.....

All human communication is subject to areas of ambiguity and
irreducible complexity.  The more you try to specify, the more you
will run into conflicts and omissions.  And as much as folks like to
pretend that legalese is a programming language, it's not.

Best Wishes,
Chris Travers

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