[License-review] CC withdrawl of CC0 from OSI process

Simon Phipps simon at webmink.com
Sat Feb 25 13:38:14 UTC 2012

On Feb 25, 2012 7:01 AM, "John Cowan" <cowan at mercury.ccil.org> wrote:
> Bruce Perens scripsit:
> > If you feel strongly, please do the work.
> I would, and gladly.  But it wouldn't be CC0.  People are *already*
> publishing software under CC0, and now they can't even say it's
> Open Source.  That *sucks*.

I completely agree. Given the license appears to be OSD compatible to most
eyes, and that the cases where it's argued it's not appear to be outside
the scope of all OSI decisions to date, I would rather see CC0 as it stands
now approved so that OSI's list includes a public domain dedication.

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