Jacob Kaplan-Moss

3 items tagged “licensing”

📌 /dev/lawyer First Read: The Fair Source License - /dev/lawyer

Legal analysis of the Fair Source license. Some interesting observations, particularly around the murkiness of “users”. #

📌 [Drizzle] Draft Licensing FAQ + trivial patch to DRIZZLE.FAQ

Interesting licensing move on Drizzle: the server is still GPLv2 -- no embedded MySQL for you! -- but the client is BSD licensed, so there aren’t the same weird linking shenanigans as for MySQL. Good progress. #

📌 Working Without Copyleft

An interesting look at the choice to use a “weaker” open source license like the BSD, and some good arguments against the GPL. #