[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 20:44:41 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 2:32 PM
> To: license-discuss at opensource.org
> Subject: Re: [License-discuss] [Non-DoD Source] Re: NOSA 2.0, Copyfraud and 
> the US Government
> CC has to submit CC0 according to tradition/rules. For them to bother, since 
> they won't amend CC0 itself, probably there needs to be
> some assurance it will at least get a vote at the next board meeting, if not 
> assurance it would pass.
> Neither seems likely.
> Easier to just to shrug their shoulders and ignore the whole OSI approval 
> thing.

Well, that's a pain.  In that case, unless NOSA 2.0 gets approved, I suspect 
that at least some Government code is going to be zombie code, partly Open 
Source and partly CC0.

Cem Karan
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