Open Source Software Law

Open Source Software Law

eBook - 2004
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Dixon, who is an attorney with the Department of Education, explains the ten articles of the open source definition, clarifies the principles of open source software development and licensing, and offers advice on drafting open source licenses. He demonstrates how the current default laws support and reinforce the fundamental appropriateness of using the open source business model in the context of software development, addresses the legality of binding licensees to software licenses that are posted on web sites, and outlines the rules of dual licensing schemes. The CD-ROM contains license templates as RTF files. Annotation ©2004 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (

Publisher: Boston : Artech House, ©2004
ISBN: 9781580537209
Characteristics: 1 online resource (xv, 287 pages)
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