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FOSS Licenses: A first attempt

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FOSS Licenses: A first attempt

  1. 1. Motivation FOSS Licenses Things you should remember!. .. FOSS Licenses.. . . Presenter: Emmanouil Dimogerontakis C CC BY: EMDC KTH November 26, 2012 university-logo . . . . . . CPresenter: Emmanouil Dimogerontakis CC BY: FOSS Licenses 1/15
  2. 2. Motivation What is FOSS? FOSS Licenses Licenses Things you should remember! .. . Motivation 1 What is FOSS? Licenses .. . FOSS Licenses 2 Overview Most Important FOSS Licenses More than software .. . Things you should remember! 3 university-logo . . . . . . CPresenter: Emmanouil Dimogerontakis CC BY: FOSS Licenses 2/15
  3. 3. Motivation What is FOSS? FOSS Licenses Licenses Things you should remember!. Free Software According to 1: freedom to run the program, for any purpose freedom to study how the program works, and change it so it does your computing as you wish freedom to redistribute copies so you can help your neighbor freedom to distribute copies of your modified versions to others university-logo 1 http://www.gnu.org/philosophy/free-sw.en.html . . . . . . C Presenter: Emmanouil Dimogerontakis CC BY: FOSS Licenses 3/15
  4. 4. Motivation What is FOSS? FOSS Licenses Licenses Things you should remember!. Open Source Software gives a similar definition with FSF. but more broad more business-oriented university-logo . . . . . . C Presenter: Emmanouil Dimogerontakis CC BY: FOSS Licenses 4/15
  5. 5. Motivation What is FOSS? FOSS Licenses Licenses Things you should remember!. Software Distribution is Power university-logo Source: http://permaculturepolitics.blogspot.se/2010/07/hows-that-recessioney-oily-thing.html . . . . . . C Presenter: Emmanouil Dimogerontakis CC BY: FOSS Licenses 5/15
  6. 6. Motivation What is FOSS? FOSS Licenses Licenses Things you should remember!. Key Ideas Traditional copyright university-logo . . . . . . C Presenter: Emmanouil Dimogerontakis CC BY: FOSS Licenses 6/15
  7. 7. Motivation What is FOSS? FOSS Licenses Licenses Things you should remember!. Key Ideas Traditional copyright Public domain university-logo . . . . . . C Presenter: Emmanouil Dimogerontakis CC BY: FOSS Licenses 6/15
  8. 8. Motivation What is FOSS? FOSS Licenses Licenses Things you should remember!. Key Ideas Traditional copyright Public domain Copyleft university-logo . . . . . . C Presenter: Emmanouil Dimogerontakis CC BY: FOSS Licenses 6/15
  9. 9. Motivation What is FOSS? FOSS Licenses Licenses Things you should remember!. Key Ideas Traditional copyright Public domain Copyleft Copyfree university-logo . . . . . . C Presenter: Emmanouil Dimogerontakis CC BY: FOSS Licenses 6/15
  10. 10. Motivation Overview FOSS Licenses Most Important FOSS Licenses Things you should remember! More than software .. . Motivation 1 What is FOSS? Licenses .. . FOSS Licenses 2 Overview Most Important FOSS Licenses More than software .. . Things you should remember! 3 university-logo . . . . . . CPresenter: Emmanouil Dimogerontakis CC BY: FOSS Licenses 7/15
  11. 11. Motivation Overview FOSS Licenses Most Important FOSS Licenses Things you should remember! More than software. Overview The licenses: more than 70 FOSS licenses most important: GPL, BSD, MIT, Apache university-logo . . . . . . C Presenter: Emmanouil Dimogerontakis CC BY: FOSS Licenses 8/15
  12. 12. Motivation Overview FOSS Licenses Most Important FOSS Licenses Things you should remember! More than software. Overview The licenses: more than 70 FOSS licenses most important: GPL, BSD, MIT, Apache The struggle: Community (or company) Viability VS User Freedom Copyleft (or copyright) VS Permissive university-logo . . . . . . C Presenter: Emmanouil Dimogerontakis CC BY: FOSS Licenses 8/15
  13. 13. Motivation Overview FOSS Licenses Most Important FOSS Licenses Things you should remember! More than software. GPL Name GPLv3 LGPLv3 approved Yes Yes approved Yes Yes Strong Weak No No Linking with other licenses No Yes university-logo . . . . . . C Presenter: Emmanouil Dimogerontakis CC BY: FOSS Licenses 9/15
  14. 14. Motivation Overview FOSS Licenses Most Important FOSS Licenses Things you should remember! More than software. BSD Name ”original” ”new” ”simplified” approved Yes Yes Yes approved No Yes Yes No No No No Yes Yes compatible No Yes Yes Linking with other licenses Yes Yes Yes university-logo . . . . . . C Presenter: Emmanouil Dimogerontakis CC BY: FOSS Licenses 10/15
  15. 15. Motivation Overview FOSS Licenses Most Important FOSS Licenses Things you should remember! More than software. Apache Name Apache v2.0 approved Yes approved Yes No No compatible Yes Linking with other licenses Yes university-logo . . . . . . C Presenter: Emmanouil Dimogerontakis CC BY: FOSS Licenses 11/15
  16. 16. Motivation Overview FOSS Licenses Most Important FOSS Licenses Things you should remember! More than software. Creative Commons Attribution Share-alike Non-commercial No derivatives university-logo . . . . . . C Presenter: Emmanouil Dimogerontakis CC BY: FOSS Licenses 12/15
  17. 17. Motivation Overview FOSS Licenses Most Important FOSS Licenses Things you should remember! More than software. Creative Commons Example: Attribution Share-alike FOSS Licenses by Manos Dimogerontakis is licensed Non-commercial under a Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike 3.0 Unported License. No derivatives university-logo . . . . . . C Presenter: Emmanouil Dimogerontakis CC BY: FOSS Licenses 12/15
  18. 18. Motivation FOSS Licenses Things you should remember! .. . Motivation 1 What is FOSS? Licenses .. . FOSS Licenses 2 Overview Most Important FOSS Licenses More than software .. . Things you should remember! 3 university-logo . . . . . . CPresenter: Emmanouil Dimogerontakis CC BY: FOSS Licenses 13/15
  19. 19. Motivation FOSS Licenses Things you should remember! Source: http://www.davidicke.com/images/stories/Oct2012/remember-brain.jpg university-logo . . . . . . CPresenter: Emmanouil Dimogerontakis CC BY: FOSS Licenses 14/15
  20. 20. Motivation FOSS Licenses Things you should remember! Do not write your own license Source: http://www.davidicke.com/images/stories/Oct2012/remember-brain.jpg university-logo . . . . . . CPresenter: Emmanouil Dimogerontakis CC BY: FOSS Licenses 14/15
  21. 21. Motivation FOSS Licenses Things you should remember! Do not write your own license Check license compatibility Source: http://www.davidicke.com/images/stories/Oct2012/remember-brain.jpg university-logo . . . . . . CPresenter: Emmanouil Dimogerontakis CC BY: FOSS Licenses 14/15
  22. 22. Motivation FOSS Licenses Things you should remember! Do not write your own license Check license compatibility Permissive = Good Source: http://www.davidicke.com/images/stories/Oct2012/remember-brain.jpg university-logo . . . . . . CPresenter: Emmanouil Dimogerontakis CC BY: FOSS Licenses 14/15
  23. 23. Motivation FOSS Licenses Things you should remember! Do not write your own license Check license compatibility Permissive = Good Support the community Source: http://www.davidicke.com/images/stories/Oct2012/remember-brain.jpg university-logo . . . . . . CPresenter: Emmanouil Dimogerontakis CC BY: FOSS Licenses 14/15
  24. 24. Motivation FOSS Licenses Things you should remember! Do not write your own license Check license compatibility Permissive = Good Support the community Questions ? Source: http://www.davidicke.com/images/stories/Oct2012/remember-brain.jpg university-logo . . . . . . CPresenter: Emmanouil Dimogerontakis CC BY: FOSS Licenses 14/15
  25. 25. Motivation FOSS Licenses Things you should remember!Sources: http://www.fsf.org/ http://opensource.org/ http://creativecommons.org/ http://www.wikipedia.org/Interesting links: http://web.law.duke.edu/cspd/comics/ http://www.revolution-os.com/ university-logo . . . . . . CPresenter: Emmanouil Dimogerontakis CC BY: FOSS Licenses 15/15

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