dsolimano
  • Member for 6 years, 7 months
  • Last seen more than a month ago
On what grounds can companies bring open source projects into closed source?
Accepted answer
8 votes

An open source license is a grant from the copyright holder to someone else, giving them additional rights. If I give you the rights to version 2 of my work, I don't have to give you rights to use ...

View answer
When is Nodemailer not free?
Accepted answer
4 votes

Reading their license (EUPL 1.1), it's a copyleft license: According to its article 5, the EUPL is also copyleft in order to avoid any exclusive appropriation of the ...

View answer
What is a Creative Commons Free Cultural Work?
Accepted answer
4 votes

The main idea is, Free Culture allows the covered work to be part of an ecosystem of reuse and improvement. This document defines "Free Cultural Works" as works or expressions which can be freely ...

View answer
I want to apply the Apache 2.0 Licence to my code. Should I submit it to someone?
Accepted answer
3 votes

Copyright is automatic when you write the work - see copyright.gov for the US. Your work is under copyright protection the moment it is created and fixed in a tangible form that it is perceptible ...

View answer