[cc-community] New Science Commons protocol and the Open Data Commons legal tools
ml at creativecommons.org
Mon Dec 17 11:12:53 EST 2007
Gavin Baker wrote:
> Can someone explain specifically the relationship of CC Zero with the
CC0, or another license that attempts to waive all relevant rights,
satisfy the copyright and related legal part of the protocol.
> I get that CC Zero is meant to be compliant -- will CC Zero be
> the CC-recommended license for data?
> Is CC Zero designed specifically for data?
No, but informed by data[base] rights issues.
> Why have the ODC license?
For one thing, CC0 does not exist yet. Someone has to be a pioneer. The
really nice thing is that various efforts converging on the public
domain are fully interoperable. :) I imagine that one way to think about
the SC protocol is that it ensures this (interoperability) is the reality.
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