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Should I use a software license for this or a Creative Commons license? You can do either, nothing prevents you from releasing data or any copyrightable material under a software license. At the bottom of this page at GNU.org you will find license recommendations on releasing data. However, there is another issue to consider. Your resume (CV) is also a ...


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I simply added to the terms of service (why would it need to be verified by a lawyer? I would use lawyers only if the terms get hugely neglected) Additional This is pasifistic Software. Therefore you may not use it to operate machinery equipped with destructive weaponry. Using it for any mortalizing, violent or destructive application, military or ...


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For example, the TeX license states that any modified version has to be distributed under a different name. This is allowed by the Open Source Initiative. But please read and understand David Wheeler's "Make Your Open Source Software GPL-Compatible. Or Else.". The essay is oldish, but still very much relevant. Knitting your own license is (a) a task for an ...


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As long as you are the author, you can dictate the conditions under which your work is being used. The limits here might only be for you in this case employment obligations and contract law. That said, if you are the sole author, you can safely apply the AGPL to your code and host the software without publishing it - you are not bound by your own license. ...


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Requiring people to contribute their changes back to the original project is a bit of a problem point for licenses. For open-source license, such a requirement fails the "desert island test" and prevent the license from being an open-source license. The desert island test means that a group of people on a desert island with no way of contacting the outside ...


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Any source which makes use of GPL-licensed code needs to follow the license when you distribute it or it's binaries. That means the GPL applies to the complete work and you will obliged to provide source code. In your example all three, 3rdPartyRepo, CustomRepo1 and CustomRepo2 cannot be shared without either changing licenses to GPL (and sharing complete ...


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Anything that links against GPL has to be distributed under GPL. If you never distribute, no problem.


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There is now a license specifically designed to create source-available software for non-commercial use, namely the Commons Clause License. There have been some very strong characters in the history of open source software(!), but after cutting through all the messianic zeal, there is at least one very good reason for requiring open-source or free software ...


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Note: I am not Lawyer and nothing below is legal advice. Each library is likely to have its own license. Some licenses (GPL, for instance) would require you to opensource your code should you use libraries under such license. Depending on the license, you may (or may not) be required to give a credit or state author(s) copyright in some way. For instance, ...


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