[Haskell-cafe] Licenses and dependencies
carter.schonwald at gmail.com
Sun Jan 12 16:16:57 UTC 2014
Wikipedia does not constitute legal advise
For those who wish to make their code public domain, SQLite is a good role
model. The SQLite license is essentially the equivalent of being public
On Sunday, January 12, 2014, Alexander Berntsen wrote:
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> On 11/01/14 19:44, Ben Foppa wrote:
> > Essentially my goal is to waive all intellectual property rights to
> > most of my Haskell projects, to the extent that, were I to
> > unintentionally sign away my intellectual property, my open-source
> > contributions would be safe - what's the easiest way to do this?
> "Intellectual property" is not really a thing. What it sounds like
> you want to do is ensure that your code stays free software. For this
> you need a licence that prevents people from using it for proprietary
> development. Here I recommend the GNU GPL. But see  for a short
> introduction to "what licence should I be using".
> On 12/01/14 00:06, Carter Schonwald wrote:
> > GPL [has] never been tested in court.
> This is false.
>  <https://www.gnu.org/philosophy/not-ipr>
>  <https://www.gnu.org/licenses/#GPL>
>  <https://www.gnu.org/licenses/license-recommendations.html>
>  See <https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/GNU_GPL#Legal_status> for some
> specific cases
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