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Stephen Kitt
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Can I take BSD licensed code and distribute it under GPL?

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Should I include a copyright line in every file?

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What exactly is a pull request?

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Can I make typographical changes to the MIT license?

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Can the Linux kernel be released under GPLv3?

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Can I distribute unmodified GPLv2 binaries without the source code?

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Must author's name be included in GNU GPL v3?

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Are there examples of proprietary software that functionally depends on free software?

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Are you legally allowed to use abandoned projects?

10 votes

Can a novel be open source, although it does not have a source?

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Someone is violating the copyleft license, they are refusing to give me the source code even though they are required to!

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Does Open Source Software need an EULA to protect the developer?

10 votes

Derived work of BSD licensed software, how do I indicate this?

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Can a license on a open source product expire?

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Differences between Firefox and Iceweasel

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What is the use of attaching a license like WTFPL?

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Confusion about derived works from an MIT License

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Copyright notice must be regularly updated while the project is active?

7 votes

Are there consequences of publishing software under a free or open source license?

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Am I legally obligated to provide access to my open source project?

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Clarification of gpl v3 section 9

6 votes

Understanding 4th point (restriction to distribute modified source-code) of Open Source definition

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Are there any existing licenses for a limited proprietary period, going open source in the future?

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What is a class path exception?

6 votes

Why does the FSF make this recommendation about ranges of copyright years?

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Using open source license text verbatim without attribution

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Does it make sense to have a program under the LGPL?

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Which existing license would fit those requrirements (or how to write our own license type)?

5 votes

What does the 'right to fork' mean?

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Did open source or closed source come first?