[License-review] veto against Unlicence

Thorsten Glaser tg at mirbsd.de
Wed May 13 18:57:04 UTC 2020

McCoy Smith dixit:

>Because if that’s true, MIT and BSD are also not licenses.

Does “Permission is hereby granted” ring a bell?

Russell Nelson dixit:

>Perhaps we could suggest that the Unlicense contain a statement saying
>"In France, the concept of moral rights prohibits me from giving up my
>copyright in this work. Therefore, in France, this license gives you
>co-ownership of the copyright."

It’s not just France. Look at how CC0 did it, they got that right.

When he found out that the m68k port was in a pretty bad shape, he did
not, like many before him, shrug and move on; instead, he took it upon
himself to start compiling things, just so he could compile his shell.
How's that for dedication. -- Wouter, about my Debian/m68k revival

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