Open Source Licence for my cms?

John Cowan jcowan at
Thu Oct 17 13:35:37 UTC 2002

Goran Svensson scripsit:

> I have read many of the license in the OSI web and find it difficult to
> find a license that match my requirements. I am looking for a license
> where contributors have to make source code of modifications and scripts
> available to others and where I have the right to modify the terms in
> the License not Sun or Jabber etc and where International or the
> Licensors country's law is applicable or as in the Zope License nothing
> is written about it. 

I suggest the GPL.  Although you cannot rewrite the GPL wholesale, you can
add exceptions to it, thus:

	As a special exception to the above license, you may <do whatever>

John Cowan <jcowan at>
I amar prestar aen, han mathon ne nen,
han mathon ne chae, a han noston ne 'wilith.  --Galadriel, _LOTR:FOTR_
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