[License-review] Submitting CC0 for OSI approval

Russ Nelson nelson at crynwr.com
Sun Feb 19 04:01:06 UTC 2012

Clark C. Evans writes:
 > On Sat, Feb 18, 2012, at 07:14 PM, Russ Nelson wrote:
 > > The OSD deals with copyright licensing, period. 
 > Funny, I always assumed the OSD deals with software licensing, 
 > I see the word "software" a dozen or so times, the word "license"
 > almost twice that. I don't see the word "copyright" once.
 > As a lay programmer, I want to know if the *software license*
 > for a work I'd like to incorporate or use is resonable.  From 
 > this perspective, I don't care if it's copyright, patents, 
 > trade secret, or required observances to Ceiling Cat. 

Good luck with that ignorance. If you don't bother to register the
copyright on your software, it may as well be public domain, because
you don't have an enforcible copyright in a court of law.

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