[OSGeo-Discuss] License shopping

Mateusz Loskot mateusz at loskot.net
Wed Dec 20 16:52:41 EST 2006


Michael P. Gerlek wrote:
> Let's say I'm in the market for a shiny new OSI-approved license, and I
> want to do some comparison shopping.  Any suggestions for resources?

Michael,

I found some short analysis on Boost wiki helpful.

Here is a nice approach about how to form requirements for a license,
yet before a license is defined:

http://www.boost.org/more/lib_guide.htm#License
http://www.boost.org/more/license_info.html

Here is a list with comparative analysis of Boost license
and other OSS licenses:

http://www.crystalclearsoftware.com/cgi-bin/boost_wiki/wiki.pl?Boost_License

I think it's not ideal but helpful.

Cheers
-- 
Mateusz Loskot
http://mateusz.loskot.net




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