Need help choosing appropriate license

Alexandre Dulaunoy alexandre.dulaunoy at
Thu Apr 24 14:41:22 UTC 2003

On Thu, 24 Apr 2003, Neil Cowburn wrote:

> Hello all
> I'm looking for advice on the kind of open-source license I should
> adopt. I'm part of an organisation that is about to release a collection
> of useful code chunks (all original implementations) and we want to
> release them open-source. There are a few stipulations for the license
> and these are as follows:
> * The source code will be distributed free of charge and royalty-free.
> * The source code must not be modified and subsequently released under a
> different license. 
> * Modifications should be clearly commented as such and the resulting
> code released under the same license
> * The user of the source code is forbidden from using the code in any
> commercial software components or UI controls (i.e. they can use it in
> their applications, but they cannot create components and controls based
> on our code and then sell to developers).

What do  you mean by "Commercial  Software components" ?  Did you mean
Proprietary software ? Don't forget  to respect the 4 freedoms of Free
Software : . 


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