[SciPy-user] Python(x,y) - New release 1.1.0
Thu Apr 17 09:17:26 CDT 2008
On Thu, Apr 17, 2008 at 4:12 PM, Alan G Isaac <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> On Thu, 17 Apr 2008, (EEST) Pearu Peterson apparently wrote:
> > I think everyone has the right to choose whatever license s/he will
> > use for its software and not feel bad about it. PERIOD.
> > I think it is great that such software are released as
> > open source at all.
> I strongly agree.
> But it is the case that many people pick licenses that are
> not well suited to their goals. It can be useful to ask
> them if they have considered the implication of a particular
> It is also the case that picking a license that is not
> obviously liberal (MIT or BSD) or well-known copyleft
> (LGPL, GPL) can be a bad idea for a new open source project
> that is trying to attract a user base. The discussion in
> this thread illustrates why.
Exactly. One should (imho) just use well known opensource licenses.
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