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

Chad Perrin perrin at apotheon.com
Fri Mar 2 17:50:07 UTC 2012

On Thu, Mar 01, 2012 at 08:16:49PM -0800, Rick Moen wrote:
> Quoting Chris Travers (chris at metatrontech.com):
> > Rick;
> > 
> > I think you are missing one key point in your reply to me. 
> I didn't miss that.
> > In short: Part of the point is to realize that the engineer's question
> > is "What do I have to do to stay safe?  How do I know if this license
> > applies?"
>   'Law being complex is a Problem.'
> Making the world perfect is somewhere on my to-do list, but the task
> will not get much love today.

You seem here to be saying "Let's not worry about it.  You'll get sued,
or you won't.  There's no perfect answer, so don't bother trying to come
up with somewhat better answers."  I'm pretty sure that's not what you
actually mean to convey, but it's what your statements really seem to
mean in the context of the questions raised.

> 'Laymen not finding complex licensing as easy to read as a dinner menu
> is a Problem' is IMVAO an utter waste of time.  However, if that's your
> idea of a hobby, enjoy.

I think "Laymen being afraid to use or develop software" is a bigger

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