[License-discuss] Obtaining Open Source licence

David Woolley forums at david-woolley.me.uk
Wed Dec 18 13:43:51 UTC 2013

On 18/12/13 13:34, Miles Fidelman wrote:

> - if you're the author (as implied by "upload" and the currently empty
> sourceforge repository with what looks like your name attached) - YOU
> decide what license you release the code under, you don't have to "get"

You must be the sole author.  If you use code from other people, the 
licence you choose must be compatible with any restrictions validly 
imposed in relation to that other software.  One of the aims of open 
source is to achieve this sort of re-use.

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