[okfn-discuss] Are there any terms of use under open licence?

Mike Linksvayer ml at creativecommons.org
Mon May 2 21:25:12 UTC 2011

On Mon, May 2, 2011 at 3:44 AM, Jo Walsh <metazool at gmail.com> wrote:
> There was the beginning of an open service definition at
> http://opendefinition.org ...

http://www.opendefinition.org/ossd/ presumably; a different animal.

> On 2 May 2011 10:39, "Tim McNamara" <paperless at timmcnamara.co.nz> wrote:
> Does anyone know of terms of use that are licenced under an open
> licence? Rather than software licencing, I'm thinking of terms of use for
> web APIs.
> More broadly, is there scope for open contracts? That is, an archive of
> licences that are well-known, well-worded to allow traders to go about their
> business with low transaction costs. There are many common areas where pro
> forma open contracts could be used: Employment, sale/purchase, ...

The idea has been suggested many times, though I'm not aware of much
progress. http://ownterms.pbworks.com is an example.


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