Open Source Newbie

Matthew Flaschen matthew.flaschen at
Sun Aug 31 19:55:13 UTC 2008

Deepak wrote:
> Hi Matthew
> The priority is both. Maximum reuse and maximum contribution/ collaboration
> also.
> Thank You.
> Cheers
> Deepak

The problem is that these are conflicting aims.  There are companies and
individuals that will not use your code if it is under a copyleft
license (such as the GNU GPL).  However, if you use a permissive license
(such as MIT), there may be those who choose not to collaborate.

Matt Flaschen

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