[License-discuss] Open source license with obligation to display an attribution?

Simon.Cox at csiro.au Simon.Cox at csiro.au
Wed Dec 5 02:14:58 UTC 2018

> Having open source output is a great thing for any organization.  It can be difficult to quantify
>  in a more tangible form when you are facing legislators and ranking agency officials who are 
> considering your budget.  Badgeware would conceptually be a way for agency middle 
> management to try to appease the political layer to better show what the results of all the 
> spending happen to be.  I'm not saying it is a good idea but it is a normal bureaucratic response.

Thanks Stephen. Your interpretation and explanation is a pretty accurate re-statement of my case. 

>  CSIRO is a government agency that does good things.  


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