[License-review] Request for consultation with CC on patent issue

John Cowan cowan at mercury.ccil.org
Mon Feb 20 08:32:42 UTC 2012

Bruce Perens scripsit:

> Fontana and I appear to be agreed that*CC should be asked to add  
> language to CC0: an explicit permission to make use of patent claims  
> necessary to use the software in the form that was dedicated or  
> licensed. This should apply to both public domain, and the fallback 
> license.
> *
> Others on the list are sufficiently concerned with the problem, as  
> evidenced by the current discussion.

However, quite a lot of other people believe that CC0 is just fine as

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