[License-discuss] Certifying MIT-0

Gil Yehuda gyehuda at verizonmedia.com
Thu Apr 23 15:59:41 UTC 2020

FWIW I thought the zLib license was a good alternative for this use-case
(e.g. sample code that you expect people to use, modify and you don't want
to be attributed). But MIT-0 has the Warranty disclaimer. Seems better for
that reason.

Gil Yehuda: I help with external technology engagement

>From the Open Source Program Office
<https://developer.yahoo.com/opensource/docs/> at Yahoo --> Oath - ->
Verizon Media

On Thu, Apr 23, 2020 at 11:44 AM Mark Atwood <me at mark.atwood.name> wrote:

> On Thu, Apr 23, 2020, at 08:28, McCoy Smith wrote:
> > You might want to check with original author before you do that, e.g.,
> > https://romanrm.net/mit-zero
> > BSD0 is already approved: https://opensource.org/licenses/0BSD
> I hesitate to call them "the original author".  Amazon independently
> "invented" MIT-0, and I didnt discover that prior one until I did the
> searches for adding MIT-0 to the SPDX list.  It's an obvious modification
> to the license.
> In fact, Ill start now. Drafting proposal...
> ..m
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