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Why is CC BY-SA discouraged for code?

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If I'm using a GPL 3 library in my project, can I license my project under MIT license?

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Do I really need to include a licence file for common licences like GPL or MIT?

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Do you violate the GPL if you provide source code that cannot be compiled?

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What is the point of including the MIT copyright text if you use someone's code licensed under MIT?

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How much is "substantial portion" in MIT licence?

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How do I deal with (enthusiastic) contributors who damage more than they help?

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Should I feel guilty for one off contributions?

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Why is the Non-Profit Open Software License (NPOSL) OSI-approved?

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Is it possible to stop the removal/modification of my project's logo?

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For what reasons should you make the user agree to a FOSS licence during installation?

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What are the upsides for a company to contribute to an open-source software they use?

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Examples of companies undercutting smaller companies using FOSS?

15 votes

How can I convert users to contributors?

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Do I have to release my code as GPL when a Java Library is GPL

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Can I use GPL libraries in a closed source project if only the output is distributed?

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Recourse for forks ignoring open source license on original code in App Store?

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Linux Kernel v0.01 source code licensing

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Telemetry in open source software?

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Is a government organisation commercial or non-commercial?

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Can I have one license cover part of a software and another covering the other half?

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In an open sourced project who is the owner?

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Can you apply a license to a license?

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How to indicate that I also have an issue on github?

10 votes

Pacifist copyleft-like partially-open-source license

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What legal meaning do GPL symbols hold in the linux kernel?

9 votes

How to deal with "project managers" in an open-source project?

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Dual license compatibility

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Dealing with different development environments

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Do open source projects have better or worse female participation than proprietary projects?