[License-review] [License-discuss] CC0 incompliant with OSD on patents, [was: MXM compared to CC0 ]

Thorsten Glaser tg at mirbsd.de
Fri Mar 9 16:55:43 UTC 2012

Alexander Terekhov dixit:

>"Dedicated Works
>If, upon viewing a work, you see words such as, “This work is
>dedicated to the public domain,” then it is free for you to use. "

This is a lie. It may be free for you to use, but not for me.
(And I’ve had arguments with Prof. Bernstein, and others, about
this. Most agreed to place a fallback licence. Sadly, not all.)

  “Having a smoking section in a restaurant is like having
          a peeing section in a swimming pool.”
						-- Edward Burr

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