[Rd] unlicense

Dirk Eddelbuettel edd at debian.org
Sat Jan 14 07:26:26 CET 2017

On 13 January 2017 at 17:43, frederik at ofb.net wrote:
| I don't see why Charles' question should be taken as anything other
| than an honest request for information.
| As for me, I've never heard of this license, but if CRAN doesn't have
| an option to license software in the public domain, then I would
| support the inclusion of some such option.
| FWIW, searching for "public domain software license" on Google turns
| up unlicense.org as the second result.

You missed the gist of Duncan's post: unless/until a body with authority on
which licenses interoperate blesses this one, it is not on the radar.

In short, it has to be compatible with other key OSS licenses. The
documentation put forward says nothing about that, which is a problem.


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