Subject: Re: How do I choose a licence
From: Bani <borboleta@gmail.com>
Date: Thu, 6 Aug 2009 23:07:42 -0300
Thu, 6 Aug 2009 23:07:42 -0300
That's not true. It points to New BSD License and Apache licenses as well.

On Thu, Aug 6, 2009 at 10:22 PM, Aaron Aichlmayr <waterfoul@gmail.com>wrote:

>  btw as far as I can tell this wizzard only points to gpl or lgpl
>
> John Cowan wrote:
>
> dirk dierickx scripsit:
>
>
>  Bruce Perens had a nice article about this, you can read it at:
> http://itmanagement.earthweb.com/osrc/article.php/3803101/Bruce-Perens-How-Many-Open-Source-Licenses-Do-You-Need.htm
>
> indeed there is too much choice, it seems. the good news is that it
> can be reduced to 3 licenses.
>
>
>  I think that's too small a number, though I basically agree.
>
>
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>  On Mon, 2009-08-03 at 00:22 -0600, Aaron Aichlmayr wrote:
>
>
>  With the plentitude of licences out there how do I choose the one
> that is right for me? I am making a new php application and would
> like to stick to an open source licence on the approved list but
> don't know half of what I'm looking at.
>
>
>  Plug:  My entirely unofficial license wizard can be found athttp://www.ccil.org/~cowan/floss
<http://www.ccil.org/%7Ecowan/floss> .  May it help anyone looking for a
> license choose wisely.
>
>
>
>
>


That's not true. It points to New BSD License and Apache licenses as well.

On Thu, Aug 6, 2009 at 10:22 PM, Aaron Aichlmayr <waterfoul@gmail.com> wrote:
btw as far as I can tell this wizzard only points to gpl or lgpl


John Cowan wrote:
dirk dierickx scripsit:
  
Bruce Perens had a nice article about this, you can read it at:

http://itmanagement.earthweb.com/osrc/article.php/3803101/Bruce-Perens-How-Many-Open-Source-Licenses-Do-You-Need.htm

indeed there is too much choice, it seems. the good news is that it
can be reduced to 3 licenses.
    
I think that's too small a number, though I basically agree.

  
On Mon, 2009-08-03 at 00:22 -0600, Aaron Aichlmayr wrote:
    
With the plentitude of licences out there how do I choose the one
that is right for me? I am making a new php application and would
like to stick to an open source licence on the approved list but
don't know half of what I'm looking at.
      
Plug:  My entirely unofficial license wizard can be found at
http://www.ccil.org/~cowan/floss .  May it help anyone looking for a
license choose wisely.