question before attempting an update on AFL
des at des.no
Thu Oct 30 11:12:31 UTC 2008
Cengiz Gunay <cgunay at emory.edu> writes:
> I am an open-source program developer working in Academia. I have been
> using the Academic Free License 3.0 for an open source toolbox I authored.
> But now I need something that AFAIK none of the existing OSI licenses
> offer: an obligation to cite one of my scientific publications about the
> toolbox in publications resulting from the use of my toolbox.
Do you really need to put this in the license? Shouldn't basic
scholarly integrity cover that? Anyone writing a paper about research
performed using your software would have to mention it in the method
section of their article, and, unless your software has become a
de-facto standard tool in that particular field of research, provide a
Dag-Erling Smørgrav - des at des.no
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