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Permissive vs. copyleft open-source licenses

Permissive vs. copyleft open-source licenses: Programming Foundations: Open-Source Licensing
Permissive vs. copyleft open-source licenses: Programming Foundations: Open-Source Licensing

As much as Open Source Licensing is about the grant of IP rights, it's also grounded in politics, philosophy and public policy. Some licenses place few if any conditions. Other licenses are more prescripitve. John discusses the differences between permissiveness and copy-left as they apply to open source licensing.

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Developer Programming Foundations

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