[License-discuss] Can OSI take stance that U.S. public domain is open source?
cowan at mercury.ccil.org
Mon May 5 01:48:45 UTC 2014
Simon Phipps scripsit:
> We did not decide against CC0. The discussion was certainly at a low point
> when Creative Commons withdrew it from the approval process, but that's
> what happened, not an OSI denial. Had they persisted, I believe OSI would
> have needed to face the issue of how licenses treat patents.
I stand corrected.
John Cowan http://www.ccil.org/~cowan cowan at ccil.org
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that says 'SELL HUNDRED THOUSAND SHARES IBM SHORT' (only 190 bits in
5-bit Baudot code plus appropriate headers) is as good a legal document
as any, even sans digital signature." --me
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