[erlang-questions] Open source licenses, which one to choose
Wed Apr 9 11:48:45 CEST 2008
You may also want to consider using the Boost license
It is essentially the same as the BSD license, but the Boost people
asked for help from the Berkman Cernter for Internet & Sociely at
Harvard Law School to create it. The result is a simple to read and
understand license that represents good legal practice in every sense.
On Tue, 2008-04-08 at 16:29 -0600, Brian Granger wrote:
> Unless you want the protections that the GPL offers, I think the BSD
> license is probably the best choice. But, if you do go the GPL route,
> I would recommend choosing GPLv2.
> 2008/4/8 Robert Virding <>:
> > Hello everyone,
> > I will soon be releasing the next version of LFE (Lisp Flavoured Erlang).
> > With the last version I got some flak for my "license" and I am now
> > wondering which license to use? GPL seems common among other Erlang
> > projects, but how does this fit together with the normal Erlang license? The
> > Freebsd license is short enough so even I can understand but is it valid. I
> > have no interest in selling* LFE or prohibiting its use, I just want to make
> > sure I receive credit for my work and that no one "steals" it in that
> > respect. I nice courteous we are using would also be nice, good for the ego.
> > What do people think?
> > Robert
> > * As if anyone would buy it. :-)
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