ZDNet: HOWTO: Pick an Open Source License (Part 2)
Jun 22, 2006, 09:15 (0 Talkback[s])
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"In my last installment I introduced a simple decision tree that
could help you decide which (if any) of the many open source
licenses you should use for your project. Each decision point
generally asked a yes or no question about what is important to
you. For example, if you want someone who uses your code to be
forced to make any bug fixes and modifications available under the
same license then you want to use a license with an explicit
'reciprocity' clause that requires that.
"In this part I'll go through some of the most common licenses
and see where they fall from this tree..."