jordane at osuosl.org
Thu Jul 31 22:47:44 UTC 2014
I would recommend avoiding GPL 3 because it is incompatible  with GPL 2,
and has caused significant problems  for projects in the past trying to
incorporate a library using one into a program written under the other.
On Fri, Aug 1, 2014 at 12:18 AM, Kennric <kennric at osuosl.org> wrote:
> We need to decide on the license to apply to the open-source products of
> work. I think both back-end and mobile code should use the same license,
> but I
> don't know what that means for the Apple side of things.
> We tend to prefer Apache v2 , but other possibilities are:
> MIT  - more permissive and simpler, perhaps more ambiguous when it
> comes to
> patent issues.
> GPL 2  (or 3 )- includes clauses requiring derivative works to also
> open source.
> The OSL and OSU tend to prefer Apache for its legal simplicity and clarity.
> It is a good idea to choose and apply the license as soon as the git repo
>  http://www.apache.org/licenses/LICENSE-2.0.html
>  http://opensource.org/licenses/MIT
>  http://www.gnu.org/licenses/gpl-2.0.html
>  http://www.gnu.org/copyleft/gpl.html
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