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Is there language I can insert that carves out an exception for patches I make to the open-source dependencies Of course, but you've missed out the second requirement: that it be acceptable to the people who are paying for the work. We can't say whether any given proposal will be acceptable. My standard terms say that "Copyright in all original code, ...


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The answers already posted are all correct in that the main pledge of open-source software is the license itself. After all, the license is the only thing, legally speaking, that makes sure you abide by your promised terms. However, there are numerous badges you can use to show that your pledge to open-source. Like these: You can use these as badges for ...


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I'll preface this with the usual caveat: IANAL. However I've agreed to, written, edited and audited lots of contracts for software projects that include 3rd party code (not just open source but also libraries from companies like Microsoft and Apple). Without looking at the actual clauses in the contract we can't be sure if you need additional clauses to ...


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