[License-review] OSI recognition for Creative Commons Zero License?
rick at linuxmafia.com
Thu Feb 2 21:53:04 UTC 2012
Quoting Thorsten Glaser (tg at mirbsd.de):
> Rick Moen dixit:
> >If you're _really_ concerned about that, put
> >#Do whatever you want with this codebase. Copyright (c) 2112 Joe Owner.
> >...as a comment on line one.
> I think this is a harmful advice. Many people would
> stay clear off a work with such a notice.
I wouldn't use it, either. I'd use MIT Licence (and maybe waive
For one thing, I wouldn't care to have warranty obligations.
The only reason I mention that is that it's exactly one line long,
and is obviously open source. Hey, the people who think Fair Licence is
too lengthy _ought_ to like it, right?
(The gentleman was talking about 'snippets', however. Calling this
theoretical object of debate a 'work' is technically accurate within
copyright law, _if_ it rises to the level of ownable title at all.)
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