[License-discuss] Certifying MIT-0

Ryan Birmingham rainventions at gmail.com
Thu Apr 23 02:02:01 UTC 2020

If I'm not mistaken, MIT-0 would probably not be recommended for the same
reasons that the unlicense is not.

On Wed, Apr 22, 2020 at 9:48 PM Tobie Langel <tobie at unlockopen.com> wrote:

> Hi all,
> The MIT-0 license[1] is an MIT license with the attribution clause
> removed. It has notably been used to license example and scaffolding code.
> It doesn’t look that it has been approved by the OSI. I couldn’t find it
> on the licenses page[2].
> I imagine that is has been discussed on license-review@ already,
> unfortunately I couldn’t find a way to search the archives either. A
> pointer would be very much appreciated.
> If this license hasn’t been rejected in the past, would there be a chance
> for it to be accepted? It seems like it meets the OSD and fulfills a need
> that’s hard to meet otherwise.
> If so, could I bring it to license-review@ myself given I’m neither a
> lawyer nor the author of the license?
> Thanks all for your help,
> —tobie
> —-
> [1]
> https://spdx.org/licenses/MIT-0.html
> [2] https://opensource.org/licenses/alphabetical
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