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Old 06-10-2006, 09:43 PM   #1
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GPL and Opensource licensing


Hi
Whats difference between GPL and open source licensing ?
Can anyone shed a light on this in detail ?

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Old 06-10-2006, 10:25 PM   #2
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Open source licensing is a general term covering many different software licenses that specify source code must be open. GPL is one of those licenses.
http://www.fsf.org/licensing/licenses/index_html

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Old 06-10-2006, 10:26 PM   #3
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What open source licensing do you mean?
 
Old 06-11-2006, 02:10 AM   #4
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Hi SweetLou,
I mean the main difference between the GNU-GPL license and Other open source licenses.

CHeers
 
Old 06-11-2006, 09:32 PM   #5
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Please do not post the same thread in more than one forum. Picking the most relevant forum and posting it once there makes it easier for other members to help you and keeps the discussion all in one place.

http://www.linuxquestions.org/rules.php

PS... there are a zillon open source licenses so you might want to be a bit more specific.
 
  


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