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62 votes
3 answers
9k views

Should I include license text in a single file or all source files?

46 votes
4 answers
9k views

Should I include a copyright line in every file?

39 votes
3 answers
32k views

What's the difference between Copyright and Licensing?

22 votes
5 answers
4k views

Does being open sourced mean others can use my logo?

18 votes
2 answers
2k views

When should I consider creating a private fork of a suitably licensed project for commercial use?

18 votes
4 answers
764 views

Does a host application's license apply to plug-ins written for it?

17 votes
4 answers
690 views

Does the open/free content movement lower the barriers of entry for non-qualified people?

17 votes
8 answers
3k views

How can I find usage statistics for an open source project?

16 votes
1 answer
253 views

What license must I use on a commercial version of an open source project?

12 votes
5 answers
293 views

Is any problem domain off-limits to open source development?

12 votes
2 answers
125 views

Is an official standard necessarily an open standard?

11 votes
2 answers
376 views

Can the ability to fork override the copyright holder's desires?

11 votes
3 answers
761 views

Should my project provide precompiled binaries?

8 votes
3 answers
100 views

Does a seeming lack of strong protection for IP discourage innovation?

8 votes
2 answers
290 views

Does an employee have the right to use a CTA?

7 votes
2 answers
460 views

Does sharing a file format make two programs either a combined or derived work?

7 votes
2 answers
97 views

What prevents the community converging on a small set of licenses?

6 votes
1 answer
93 views

What happens when a corporate sponsor goes bust?

5 votes
2 answers
206 views

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

5 votes
2 answers
787 views

Dual license or relicense when the new license is more permissive?

5 votes
1 answer
379 views

Does a file format constitute an API?

4 votes
1 answer
2k views

Are there any open source Software as a Service projects?

4 votes
2 answers
151 views

How does the DMCA affect me as a FLOSS developer? [closed]