[ILUG] GPL clarification.
rick at linuxmafia.com
Thu Mar 31 17:03:20 IST 2005
Quoting Colm Buckley (colm at tuatha.org):
> Sounds like the BSD license is the closest one to what you want. There
> are several variations, but basically the only "right" which it
> reserves is the right for you to be identified as the author and
> creator of the code.
1. That right is actually inherent in the copyright statutes of various
2. The various versions of the BSD licence also contain a
no-endorsements clause. (Users of the software are barred from
using the name of the organization or contributors to endorse or
3. They have no provisions covering any necessary patent grant or
warranty of copyright ownership. People who are considering BSD
licensing might well consider the Academic Free License, which
is similar (non-copyleft) but better drafted.
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