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Open Source Licensing: The Right (or Wrong) Tool for the Job

Jul 27, 2007, 01:30 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Matthew Aslett)

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"The big news for today is definitely open source licensing, with SugarCRM going GPLv3, the OSI approving SocialText's Common Public Attribution License, BMC selecting the BSD license for its open source projects, and the newly re-named xTuple introducing yet another license.

"Despite the proliferation of open source licenses, what these announcements demonstrate is that license choice is about choosing the right tool for the job (even if you arguably get it wrong, but more of that later)..."

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