There are plenty of open source licenses out there. What should a person especially keep in mind while they're selecting a license for their project?
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Mainly you want to decide if you license it permissive or not. Other than that, some licenses are matured more and are tested better in courts. Choose a license should be helpful in picking a license.
Basically it recommends MIT if you want a permissive license, Apache if you want to consider software patents and GPL if you want to keep the project open source.