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Author Topic: Smashing Magazine: A Short Guide To Open-Source And Similar Licenses  (Read 3296 times)

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Neat and gentle article comparing some open source licenses..

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Many developers and designers want to release their work into the world as open-source projects. They want others to be able to build on and share their code. The open-source community is vibrant because of this. Open-source software is available for virtually any application you could think of. Most designers use open-source software or code on a regular basis (WordPress, Drupal and many other CMS’ are open source).

But many developers and designers don’t have a clear picture of what the different open-source licenses really mean. What rights are they relinquishing when they choose an open-source license? Without knowing exactly what the licenses mean and how they’re best applied, developers can’t make informed decisions about which is best for their work.



from http://veign.com/blog/

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Re: Smashing Magazine: A Short Guide To Open-Source And Similar Licenses
« Reply #1 on: March 25, 2010, 07:55:34 AM »
veign, mouser,

Nice Find  :Thmbsup:

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Re: Smashing Magazine: A Short Guide To Open-Source And Similar Licenses
« Reply #2 on: March 25, 2010, 02:45:20 PM »
I'm expecting f0dder to show up any minute now with both guns blazing...  ;D :P

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Re: Smashing Magazine: A Short Guide To Open-Source And Similar Licenses
« Reply #3 on: April 02, 2010, 02:15:47 AM »
Nice! And with followup links at the end of the article. Thanks.