Fedora will not accept CC0 licensed code

Creative Commons CC0 is a public domain license that allows anyone to publish content worldwide without restrictions. But waiver of content restrictions does not mean waiver of trademark or patent rights. A consensus in the Free Open Source Community (FOSS) is that a license that excludes any form of patent licensing or patent forbearance cannot be considered a FOSS license. The Fedora Project has announced that CC0 authorization codes will not be allowed, and existing CC0 authorization codes may continue to be used but a decision has not been made.

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