September 13, 2004

IOSN Releases Draft Primer on FOSS Licensing

Khairil Yusof writes "IOSN has produced a primer on Free/Open Source Software Licensing and an early draft of the primer is now available for public review and feedback.

This primer is an introductory summary of licensing issues involved with using the different FOSS licenses, primarily the GNU GPL license. It offers several scenarios, and proposes a framework for licensing of government sponsored software. The primer also addresses common questions and misconceptions regarding copyright and licensing issues."



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