contribution agreements for open source projects

David Woolley forums at
Thu Sep 24 06:52:46 UTC 2009

Alex Russell wrote:

> And if your project is BSD-licensed and you *don't* do this, it's 
> unclear that you actually have the rights required to even make the code 
> available under the stated license.
You appear to be claiming that the BSD licence is not fit for purpose. 
The whole point of the BSD style licences is to give almost public 
domain access, without the legal difficulties of public domain.
David Woolley
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