[Linux-aus] Chosing an Open Source licence
mlh at zip.com.au
Sat Apr 22 21:07:02 UTC 2006
On Fri, Apr 21, 2006 at 05:12:21PM +1000, Avi Miller wrote:
> Hey guys,
> Hypothetically, if one were to be trying to decide which OSI Approved
> Open Source licence one might hypothetically wish to apply to one's
> product, where would one go to get a nice side-by-side comparison of the
> various licences? It would be great if there was a site that had some
> Australian legal ideas as well.
> Essentially, I'm trying to work out which licence would be the best fit
> for a particular product, based on certain commercial requirements. I
> know I can read each licence, but I Am Not A Lawyer and I'd hate to get
> something wrong. :)
I'd start with http://creativecommons.org/ and http://opensource.org/
For Australian legal issues, try agimo, e.g.
You might also try http://www.austlii.edu.au/
but I admit a little searching didn't get me much.
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