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Re: Software license recommendations?

From: Ian Jacobs <ij@w3.org>
Date: Wed, 29 May 2013 07:45:36 -0500
Cc: site-comments@w3.org
Message-Id: <119B53B3-6A3D-4CA6-81B9-BF117C86A7C3@w3.org>
To: "Tony Graham" <tgraham@mentea.net>

On May 29, 2013, at 7:43 AM, "Tony Graham" <tgraham@mentea.net> wrote:

> The W3C Community Contributor License Agreement (CLA) [1] includes:
> 
>   Any source code created by the Project is not subject to
>   this CLA, but rather subject to separate licensing terms
>   for that source code.
> 
> Are there any recommendations for a good/preferred license to use for
> source code produced by a Community Group?

Hi Tony,

There is a W3C software license:
 http://www.w3.org/Consortium/Legal/2002/copyright-software-20021231.html

It is recognized by OSI:
 http://opensource.org/licenses/alphabetical

Hope that helps,

Ian

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> Regards,
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> [1] http://www.w3.org/community/about/agreements/cla/
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