Re: source code licensing questions

2009-07-28 Thread son goku
Thank you all for your detailed answers. Indeed, sounds like we will need some lawyer advice... My gut feeling is that we are going with the BSD license with day one. I am relatively new to open source myself (Been developing most of my work on closed source UNIX systems and windows), but I hope

Re: source code licensing questions

2009-07-27 Thread Jonathan Chen
On Mon, Jul 27, 2009 at 11:58:14AM +0300, son goku wrote: [...] Browsing the web about the BSD license just made me confused. Seems like to understand these licensing issues you must be a lawyer. Basically the BSD licence is: do what you like, but: 1. don't say you did it all by

Re: source code licensing questions

2009-07-27 Thread Vincent Hoffman
Jonathan Chen wrote: 4.Suppose the answer for 1-3 is no, s there any other reason why I need to open the code. Only if you feel like it. I'd make that, Only if you feel like it or would like the warm glow of giving back to the community (and of course all those extra eyes to audit and

Re: source code licensing questions

2009-07-27 Thread son goku
Thanks guys for the prompt answers!!! It seems weird that code that uses dtrace must be opened. I mean every serious production level application must have some dtrace-like mechanism inside to collect online information when needed. It is a shame that because of licensing issues, I will have to

Re: source code licensing questions

2009-07-27 Thread Mehmet Erol Sanliturk
On Mon, Jul 27, 2009 at 8:42 AM, son goku ryu.pla...@gmail.com wrote: Thanks guys for the prompt answers!!! It seems weird that code that uses dtrace must be opened. I mean every serious production level application must have some dtrace-like mechanism inside to collect online information

Re: source code licensing questions

2009-07-27 Thread PythonAB
On 27 jul 2009, at 14:42, son goku wrote: Thanks guys for the prompt answers!!! It seems weird that code that uses dtrace must be opened. I mean every serious production level application must have some dtrace-like mechanism inside to collect online information when needed. It is a shame