[OSGeo-Discuss] The importance of a project's license

Fawcett, David (MPCA) David.Fawcett at state.mn.us
Mon Jul 30 08:45:59 PDT 2012

And how detrimental the license change exercise has been to the project and its community...

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From: discuss-bounces at lists.osgeo.org [mailto:discuss-bounces at lists.osgeo.org] On Behalf Of Lester Caine
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Subject: Re: [OSGeo-Discuss] The importance of a project's license

Markus Neteler wrote:
>> A project can decide what makes the most sense for them.
> Note that for long-term projects a license change is rather difficult 
> to realize (especially if older contributors are no longer 
> traceable..).

Just check out how long it's taking on openstreetmap ...

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