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

Rick Moen rick at linuxmafia.com
Fri Mar 9 21:12:02 UTC 2012

Quoting Karl Fogel (kfogel at red-bean.com):

> But it's not Judith Martin territory to suggest that some of these
> expressions could be toned down, though, if the poster wants to --
> including ones that aren't ad hominem but that still contain more
> ridicule or disdain than is actually necessary to make the point.
> That's all I was trying to say.

Fair enough.  For immediate context, please realise that I've known
Bruce socially for a long time, and hoped my comment would be received
as a gentle chiding over abandonment of perspective by someone he knows.

No interpersonal unpleasantness was (in that case) intended, or, I hope,
perceived.  (And I do appreciate your speaking up.)

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