Gentoo Archives: gentoo-pms

From: Ulrich Mueller <ulm@g.o>
To: Ciaran McCreesh <ciaran.mccreesh@××××××××××.com>
Cc: gentoo-pms@l.g.o
Subject: Re: [gentoo-pms] License for code snippets included in PMS
Date: Mon, 14 Mar 2011 22:23:41
In Reply to: Re: [gentoo-pms] License for code snippets included in PMS by Ciaran McCreesh
>>>>> On Sun, 13 Mar 2011, Ciaran McCreesh wrote:
> For anything I wrote from scratch, I'm fine with any licence that > allows package manager authors to relicence it under whatever it is > they use themselves.
> I remain unconvinced that any of this is relevant, and by sticking > an explicit licence on the code we're probably just making things > worse...
Well, CC0-1.0-Universal isn't really a license, it's rather a copyright waiver. Comparable to WTFPL-2, but with a wording that may be more appropriate in some situations. ;) Ulrich