[License-review] Submitting CC0 for OSI approval

Richard Fontana rfontana at redhat.com
Sun Feb 19 15:40:32 UTC 2012

On Sat, Feb 18, 2012 at 08:10:09PM -0800, Bruce Perens wrote:
> I am still trying to understand why someone writing licenses for Creative
> Commons felt that the trademark and patent rights of someone dedicating
> material to the public domain were so important that it was necessary to
> disclaim that they were being dedicated, and then did not write anything about
> the right to exercise the necessary patent claims into the waiver or the public
> license fallback.
> I think we should ask CC to address the problem in a revision of the document.

This essentially is my view as well.

- Richard

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