[License-discuss] [Non-DoD Source] Re: NOSA 2.0, Copyfraud and the US Government

Karan, Cem F CIV USARMY RDECOM ARL (US) cem.f.karan.civ at mail.mil
Tue Aug 29 18:24:27 UTC 2017

> -----Original Message-----
> From: License-discuss [mailto:license-discuss-bounces at opensource.org] On 
> Behalf Of Tzeng, Nigel H.
> Sent: Tuesday, August 29, 2017 11:03 AM
> To: license-discuss at opensource.org
> Cc: license-discuss at opensource.org
> Subject: Re: [License-discuss] [Non-DoD Source] Re: NOSA 2.0, Copyfraud and 
> the US Government
> I think that given that the USG is already saying that CC0 is a valid Open 
> Source license for the purposes of open source release on
> Code.gov the CC0 train has already left the station without OSI approval.
> The FSF recommends it for public domain releases and states it is GPL 
> compatible.
> CC states it is suitable for software when a public domain software release 
> is desired.
> You guys can debate this all you like but it doesn't appear to me to matter 
> much any more.

Thank you Nigel!  Given all that, can we PLEASE have a vote on approving CC0 
as being Open Source, and add it to the approved list?

Cem Karan

-------------- next part --------------
A non-text attachment was scrubbed...
Name: smime.p7s
Type: application/pkcs7-signature
Size: 6419 bytes
Desc: not available
URL: <http://lists.opensource.org/pipermail/license-discuss_lists.opensource.org/attachments/20170829/31d1a1f9/attachment.p7s>

More information about the License-discuss mailing list