[Python-ideas] Publishing ideas on ActiveState recipe site

anatoly techtonik techtonik at gmail.com
Wed Nov 7 19:46:15 CET 2012

On Wed, Nov 7, 2012 at 6:18 PM, Jay Wren <jrwren at xmtp.net> wrote:

> On Nov 7, 2012, at 3:29 AM, Stefan Behnel <stefan_ml at behnel.de> wrote:
> > anatoly techtonik, 07.11.2012 09:19:
> >>>> 4. Recipes are licensed, which is a too much of a burden for a snippet
> >>
> >> I also found that ActiveState site doesn't allow to release recipes into
> >> Public Domain.
> >
> > Which is ok because "Public Domain" is not a universal concept. It won't
> > work in all countries where your recipes will be read and where people
> want
> > to use them. Better use a suitable license.
> Creative Commons did a lot of work on making CC0 a universal "Public
> Domain". While other CC licenses are not suitable for code, CC0 does make
> sense when you want to release code as what some of us know as "Public
> Domain".
> https://creativecommons.org/publicdomain/zero/1.0/
> As for ActiveState not allowing it, StackOverflow might confuse things as
> well since all contributions on StackExchange sites are licensed under
> CC-BY-SA. It may be difficult to put a CC0 license along side each post in
> StackOverflow.
> https://stackexchange.com/legal/terms-of-service

Wow. I didn't know that - it looks like all code on SO is copylefted and
can not be used in commercial products without giving up the rest of your
commercial code -
anatoly t.
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