[License-discuss] [License-review] CC0 incompliant with OSD on patents, [was: MXM compared to CC0 ]

Bruce Perens bruce at perens.com
Fri Mar 9 19:44:40 UTC 2012

On 03/09/2012 11:41 AM, Rick Moen wrote:
> As an afterthought, OSI _might_ decide to adopt a policy that all new 
> licences should at least not disclaim/waive any implicit patent waiver 
> that might be created against patents held by licensor (estoppel 
> defence) -- or establish some other minimum requirement on that subject.
> If OSI elects to impose such a minimum requirement, it wouldn't 
> necessarily need to amend OSD, but rather could find that OSD#2 
> implies it.
In other words, do what has previously been done, but consistently.


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