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Write/Speak/Code | Open Source Licenses

  1. 1. Open Source Licenses@WriteSpeakCode@CodeMontagebit.ly/OSSLicenses
  2. 2. Why License?"Open source licenses allowsoftware to be freely used,modified, and shared."@WriteSpeakCode@CodeMontage
  3. 3. You may get stuck@WriteSpeakCode@CodeMontage
  4. 4. Why License?● Copyright is automatic in the U.S.● Licenses allow others to help you@WriteSpeakCode@CodeMontage
  5. 5. You may want help@WriteSpeakCode@CodeMontage
  6. 6. Which License?● Public Domain● FreeBSD/MIT License● GNU Public License (GPL)● Mozilla Public License (MPL)@WriteSpeakCode@CodeMontage
  7. 7. Public Domain@WriteSpeakCode@CodeMontage
  8. 8. FreeBSD or MIT License@WriteSpeakCode@CodeMontage
  9. 9. GNU General Public License (GPL)@WriteSpeakCode@CodeMontageopensourceforever& ever
  10. 10. Mozilla Public License (MPL)@WriteSpeakCode@CodeMontage
  11. 11. Dual License@WriteSpeakCode@CodeMontage
  12. 12. Which License?● Public Domain● FreeBSD/MIT License● GNU Public License (GPL)● Mozilla Public License (MPL)@WriteSpeakCode@CodeMontage
  13. 13. What matters?● Copyleft - what happens to derivatives?● Commercial - can others make money?● Reciprocity - must share improvements?@WriteSpeakCode@CodeMontage
  14. 14. Where shall the License live?● Name the license in the README.md● Include the exact license text in LICENSE● e.g. github.com/ginatrapani/thinkup@WriteSpeakCode@CodeMontage
  15. 15. Questions?hello@codemontage.com@WriteSpeakCode@CodeMontage

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