[okfn-discuss] [project proposal] OpenTest

Puneet Kishor punk.kish at gmail.com
Thu Nov 22 14:39:17 UTC 2012

I feel compelled to respond to the following assertion with a request for a slight but important modification --

On Nov 22, 2012, at 4:36 AM, Rufus Pollock <rufus.pollock at okfn.org> wrote:

> (note that not all CC
> licenses are open

While CC NC and ND licenses may indeed not conform to the Open Definition, but exist for other important reasons, ...

> and CC licenses do not in fact form a commons - see
> [1] for more).

other CC licenses as well as the CC0 public domain dedication do indeed conform to both the Open Definition and many other definitions of open. Whether or not they form a commons is a matter of politics, not a matter of fact. I believe they do.

Puneet Kishor

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