[License-review] veto against Unlicense

Josh Berkus josh at berkus.org
Tue Jun 2 21:51:12 UTC 2020

On 6/2/20 10:23 AM, McCoy Smith wrote:
> Did any lawyers from non-US jurisdictions say that the second paragraph of
> Unlicense would be ineffective as a backstop license if the public domain
> dedication was not operative under local law?

Oh, no, I'm talking about when the unlicense was introduced, ten years ago.

This time around, everyone has cleared it, although a couple of folks
have said they'd still recommend against it even if they thought it was
technically open source.

Josh Berkus

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