[License-discuss] Certifying MIT-0

Josh Berkus josh at berkus.org
Thu Apr 23 17:09:12 UTC 2020

On 4/22/20 7:33 PM, Richard Fontana wrote:
> It seems likely it would be approved, given the approval a few years
> ago of the similar, ISC-based license now known as Zero-Clause BSD,
> though perhaps some would object on anti-proliferation grounds.

Here is my non-proliferation question:

Is there significant use of MIT-0 in the field?

I would argue that, if there's nobody using it, we shouldn't approve it
as "technically OSS but not really needed".  But if projects are using
it, then approve it as a "redundant" license.

Josh Berkus

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