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You have a dataset which you wish to release under an open licence. You also wish to encourage people who write software to work with this dataset to release their software under a copyleft licence. Firstly, good for you for wanting to free your data. That said, you have a problem. The licence on software does not generally affect the licensing on the ...


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I fear the question is founded on a misunderstanding: that CC is specifically for non-executable forms of digital content. As we've said here before, the problem with using CC licences for source code is that they're not specifically intended for code, so they make no mention of source availability and entitlement. Having free access to binary computer code ...


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Does data (e.g. in JSON) that is distributed as part of this GPLv3 software package fall under GPLv3? Yes/No/Maybe. For copyright, it does not matter if a work consists or code, data, text, images, whatever. Except that certain types of data are not subject to copyright protections. If those CANbus message formats are the original creation of the authors ...


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