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

Tzeng, Nigel H. Nigel.Tzeng at jhuapl.edu
Wed Jan 4 16:38:32 UTC 2012

On 1/4/12 11:04 AM, "Chad Perrin" <perrin at apotheon.com> wrote:

>I'll be more explicit.
>Show me where there's a link to the "legal code":
>    https://creativecommons.org/choose/zero/

It's not on that page.

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

No he means from the top of the license page itself:


"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."

Which is correct.  Getting to the actual CC0 1.0 page is a bit convoluted

>> > 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

It's better than the state for open source software licenses.

I see CC-BY-SA podcasts in iTunes and there are apps that use CC-BY-SA OSM
data.  If there's a problem folks seem unaware.  There are places to
insert copyright metadata for iTunes even if it's nothing else but the app
description text.

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