Licensing policy change proposal

Cornelius Schumacher schumacher at
Mon Jan 28 14:51:06 GMT 2019

On Sonntag, 27. Januar 2019 21:14:10 CET Mirko Boehm wrote:
> I need to point out that CC0 licenses are problematic in many jurisdictions,
> as there is no simple way to dedicate a work to the public domain. The
> correct way in for example France or Germany would be to use a permissive
> FOSS license. Let us avoid the mine field of public domain.

Isn't the CC0 license the attempt to solve the issues of the term "public 
domain" across jurisdictions and provide a license which works as what people 
expect from public domain?

What are the issues of public domain that CC0 doesn't solve?

Cornelius Schumacher <schumacher at>

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