July 17, 2009, 12:40 pm
If you're an open-source developer, OSCON is the closest you'll come to Mecca, whatever your religious persuasion. But OSCON has been branching out in the past few years, and this year, for the first time, it includes a a one-day, free seminar focusing on significant legal issues, called "Understanding Legal Issues in Open Source."
Given the revived interest in open-source licensing and the impact it can have on one's project or business, this strikes me as a "must attend" event.
The seminar isn't part of the official OSCON proceedings, but is free and open to all, and is right next door at the San Jose Marriott (room Willow Glen 1) on Wednesday, July 22, and is being organized by OSCON chair Allison Randal along with Mark Radcliffe of DLA Piper and the Open Source Initiative...