"After months of agonizing over strategy, a company finally
releases its product under an open-source license. Then it gets
"There are more than 40 licenses approved by the Open Source
Initiative (OSI), and those are only the licenses that have been
submitted and reviewed. Choosing the one that is right for a
particular project can be a tough challenge.
"The term 'open source' gets bandied about quite a bit, and
there is often a great deal of confusion over what constitutes an
open-source license. Many marketeers have touted products as open
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