[License-review] Submitting CC0 for OSI approval

Clark C. Evans cce at clarkevans.com
Sat Feb 18 19:16:06 UTC 2012

On Sat, Feb 18, 2012, at 01:42 PM, John Cowan wrote:
> Clark C. Evans scripsit:
> > As a test, you could think of adding the exact wording of section
> > 4a as an "additional non-permissive term" under section 7.  
> The trouble with that theory is that section 4a is not a term at all.
> It neither grants nor refuses a patent license.  It's just a statement
> of fact, like the other subclauses of clause 4.

So, I was under the assumption the OSI wasn't approving CC0 itself, but
rather the fallback license.  In this regard, it seems that 4a isn't
in any way of this fallback license or it's interpretation?



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