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Starting to maintain an unmaintained but popular repository
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As you have stated, since the project seems to be abandoned, and you have made efforts to ensure that this is really the case, the next step would be to fork the project. The article Forking Protocol:...

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Displaying Qt Licence in Thesis
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Putting a header for each file that matches with the Qt license. However, this will increase the amount of paper used, as the thesis will be printed at some point. I would recommend using the SPDX ...

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What if I used a MIT-licensed library which has a GPL dependency?
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GPL is infectious, so my application would become GPL once a single GPL-licensed file is included. Per the FSF FAQ, you can combine code released under the other license with code released under ...

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Does removing part of gpl3 licensed source code count as modification
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Per the GPL-3.0 license, For both users' and authors' sake, the GPL requires that modified versions be marked as changed, so that their problems will not be attributed erroneously to authors of ...

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How To Package A Basic PySide2 Desktop Application Under LGPL For Sale - EXAMPLE PLEASE
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In my research, I see "dynamically linked" and "statically linked" but I have no idea what this means in the context of Python. I am absolutely clueless here. This refers to compiled programs, ...

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Do all packages under Axis come under apache license?
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Don't blindly trust any website concerning licensing for a software package. Always find the origin, and see what they have to say about it. To answer the question, the license for WSDL4J is Common ...

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Licensing in Docker image that only modifies configuration files of used software
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Am I right in that I need to respect the Apache 2.0 license in my derived project when the only part I've modified is configuration files? (if not, yay!) Unless explicitly stated elsewhere, these ...

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Is it okay to combine a proprietary program with a GPL program after distribution?
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According to the GPL FAQ: I would like to bundle GPLed software with some sort of installation software. Does that installer need to have a GPL-compatible license? (#GPLCompatInstaller) No. The ...

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Does renaming compiled Java packages violate the Apache license?
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Does renaming compiled Java packages violate the Apache license? No, as long as you provide appropriate notice. This is my problem, I only change the bytecode so there is no (sensible) way to put ...

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Can I redistribute image containing GPLv2 and Apache2.0 software(packages) on Docker Hub?
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Docker images are simply portable archives containing the files of an operating system, including configuration files, application binaries, etc. Per the GPL FAQ, ...if the two programs are ...

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"As is, no warranties" statement for open source app that offers precompiled binaries via app/play store and GitHub
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I've open sourced the app on GitHub under CC-SA-NC (Creative Commons, Share Alike, Non Commercial) usage The Creative Commons - Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 International license is not ...

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What is the correct way to receive and give attribution to CC BY-SA asset contributions on a project managed with git?
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In your README, include a statement for each asset used, Project Attribution “Foo” by bar is licensed under CC BY 2.0 "Baz" by qux is licensed under CC BY 2.0 ... Note: bar and qux would be the ...

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Licensing: distributing open source components with your PyPI package
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is it acceptable for a PyPI package to include these projects? Yes. Do I have to do anything like including any copyright/license notice for these projects in my package? The files themselves ...

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Is there any foundation publishing open-source application on App Store for free?
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There is one main issue with your question, it is not possible to publish Free/Libre and Open Source software on the Apple Store. Per the OWASP Mobile Security Testing Guide, Apple has implemented ...

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