[Clipart] CC Zero + OCAL?

Jon Phillips jon at rejon.org
Mon Mar 2 11:28:42 PST 2009

Well, we are legally interpreting the current CC public domain
dedication to do those things now. And, there are many, myself
included who think the current CC PD dedication works fine
internationally. CC Zero just provides more certainty.


On Mon, Mar 2, 2009 at 11:26 AM, Greg Bulmash
<oneminuteinspirations at gmail.com> wrote:
> Tobias Jakobs wrote:
>>> Old works would still have the cc public domain dedication attached to
>>> the upload, but new ones, would be released with CC Zero.
>> I would even vote fore converting everything to CC Zero. I think we
>> have the right to do that, because now it's PD. I'd like to have only
>> one licence for everything, to make it easier for the users. e.g. The
>> most Linux package formats only support one license.
> Problem with this is that CC0 was created to cover rights that the
> standard public domain dedication did not cover.  If we could legally
> interpret a PD dedication to cover those rights, there probably wouldn't
> be a need for CC0.
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