[License-review] [PROPOSAL] Invite Creative Commons to submit CC0 Dedication.

Chad Perrin perrin at apotheon.com
Wed Jan 4 16:04:58 UTC 2012

On Wed, Jan 04, 2012 at 12:09:16AM -0800, Rick Moen wrote:
> Quoting Chad Perrin (perrin at apotheon.com):
> > Have you actually tried finding the CC0 text by following links from the
> > front page of the Creative Commons site?  Last I checked (not today,
> > admittedly), what you just described was not how it worked.
> I'm entirely unclear on the relevance of your question.  The point is
> that the 'legal code' is trivial to find from the 'human readable
> summary', being directly linked from the top of the page.
> How difficult it is to navigate from the Creative Commons front page
> seems to have nothing whatsoever to do with your antecedent concerns.

I'll be more explicit.

Show me where there's a link to the "legal code":


I'll be even more explicit.  Your description of how to find the legal
code for CC licenses does not apply to CC0.

> >
> > The summaries, unfortunately, tend to leave out some terms that might
> > potentially prove significant.
> I'm sorry they don't meet your needs.  Feel free to do better.  In my
> own experience, they are spot-on for the level of complexity a large
> audience seeks.

Sure . . . except for little things like "Can I deploy this through
iTunes?"  The summaries suggest that, for instance, CC-BY and CC-BY-SA
can, but the actual legal text includes terms that make that

Chad Perrin [ original content licensed OWL: http://owl.apotheon.org ]

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