"In the seemingly never-ending quest to balance openness with
profits, one of India's more influential professors is devising yet
another open-source licensing program.
"Deepak Phatak of the Indian Institute of Technology has kicked
off an effort to create the Knowledge Public License, or KPL, a
licensing program that will let programmers share ideas with one
another while at the same time allowing them to retain the rights
to their own software modifications. The license will likely
function much like the Berkeley Software Distribution or the MIT
License programs, he added..."