[License-review] Submitting CC0 for OSI approval

Bruce Perens bruce at perens.com
Fri Feb 17 22:43:24 UTC 2012

On 02/17/2012 01:56 PM, Richard Fontana wrote:
> Many licenses are silent on the issue, while several relatively modern 
> licenses include patent license grants of certain sorts.
The licenses that are silent upon the issue of patents are generally 
believed to have an implicit estoppel.

Thorsten Glaser wrote:

>  I think OSI approves copyright licences.

While in practice OSI mostly deals with copyright, their mission is not 
to disregard patent issues. Patent issues would effect most of the OSD 


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