[License-discuss] Proposal to revise (and move?) the CC0 FAQ

Richard Fontana fontana at sharpeleven.org
Thu Nov 14 22:43:57 UTC 2013

On Thu, 14 Nov 2013 13:49:40 -0800
Simon Phipps <simon at webmink.com> wrote:

> I don't favour a list of "rejected licenses" for just this reason,
> but I do favour a better rendition of our institutional memory so
> that people seeking the history of approval of licenses like CC0 or
> TrueCrypt can easily find the answer without needing to digest the
> full archives for the two licensing mailing lists.

Agreed. I discovered that TrueCrypt had been submitted for approval in
2006 (?) only because of a Twitter conversation.

> What's needed is an indexed activity catalogue for license approval
> at OSI. Perhaps we could raise a work group to prepare such a thing?

Good idea.

 - RF

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