[License-discuss] combining GPL and proprietary software - was: CC withdrawl of CC0 from OSI process

Tzeng, Nigel H. Nigel.Tzeng at jhuapl.edu
Fri Mar 2 19:29:28 UTC 2012

On 3/2/12 1:38 PM, "Chad Perrin" <perrin at apotheon.com> wrote:

>There seem to be three general approaches to failing to address the
>important matter of how to deal with the needs of independent open source
>software developers:
>1. "It's easy!  All you need is the ability to fall back on a lawyer's
>2. "It's easy!  Just avoid everything."

Ah, what was your third general approach?

How about:

3. "It's easy! Just use Apache 2.0 licensed stuff!"

Permissive.  Explicit patent grant.  Done. :)

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