[OSGeo-Discuss] Re: License shopping

Michael P. Gerlek mpg at lizardtech.com
Wed Jan 10 16:38:14 PST 2007

Thanks to all who gave me suggestions and pointers -- turns out there
are a few decent articles and such out there, but at the end of the day
you really just need to work through Lawrence Rosen's book.

(I've put together a quick ~25 slide presentation on this material, if
anyone's interested.)



> -----Original Message-----
> From: Michael P. Gerlek [mailto:mpg at lizardtech.com] 
> Sent: Wednesday, December 20, 2006 1:45 PM
> To: discuss at mail.osgeo.org
> Subject: [OSGeo-Discuss] License shopping
> 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?
> Specifically, I'm looking for presentations, white papers, etc, that
> discuss the pros/cons of the major classes of licences (BSD/MIT, GPL,
> Artistic, etc).  Ideally something with an eye towards discussion of
> business issues for chossing one over the other, but I'll take what I
> can get.  (I do have Rosen's book here, but I'm looking for 
> additional /
> 2nd-source material.)
> -mpg

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