Tuesday, August 22, 2006

A book on OpenSource licensing

A book on OpenSource licensing: Open Source LicensingSoftware Freedom and Intellectual Property Law http://www.rosenlaw.com/oslbook.htm This book is available online under the Academic Free License version 3.0. Links to the individual chapters are shown below. Front matter Preamble Chapter 1: Freedom and Open Source Chapter 2: Intellectual Property Chapter 3: Distribution of Software Chapter 4: Taxonomy of Licenses Chapter 5: Academic Licenses Chapter 6: Reciprocity and the GPL Chapter 7: The Mozilla Public License (MPL) Chapter 8: The Common Public License (CPL) Chapter 9: The OSL and the AFL Chapter 10: Choosing an Open Source License Chapter 11: Shared Source, Eventual Source, and Other Licensing Models Chapter 12: Open Source Litigation Chapter 13: Open Standards The Open Source Paradigm Appendices

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