[License-discuss] License which requires watermarking? (Attribution Provision)
arromdee at rahul.net
Wed Jan 2 18:54:50 UTC 2013
On Tue, 1 Jan 2013, Lawrence Rosen wrote:
>> Some people use ordinary GPL on libraries with the intent of crippling
>> competing commercial reuse (since any competitors have to release
>> their source and competitors wouldn't want to do that).
> Really? That's not wise.
> How would the choice of license affect the *legal* determination of whether
> the resulting work is or is not a derivative work for which source code must
> be disclosed?
The choice of license affects whether source code must be disclosed at all.
If the library was under the LGPL, the competitor would not have to provide
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