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Understanding Open Source and Free Software Licensing

Understanding Open Source and Free Software Licensing

This is a free, online textbook offered by O'Reilly.  "Free and open source development models have made tremendous contributions to computing, sustaining both research and commercial projects and making it easier for large groups of people, who may not even be acquainted, to help each other. While this growing activity has a promising future, all of this work is built on top of licenses—legal documents—that often seem arcane or difficult...

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