[HOT] HOT Digest, Vol 36, Issue 44

Om G om.imap at gmail.com
Wed Feb 27 23:39:35 UTC 2013


+1 for BSD for starters.. and a vote ;)

we also have the ability to include anything we think is important.

Om




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> Date: Tue, 26 Feb 2013 08:41:30 -0800
> From: Schuyler Erle <schuyler at nocat.net>
> To: Kate Chapman <kate at maploser.com>
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> Subject: Re: [HOT] Licensing of Software Developed by HOT
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> On Feb 26, 2013, at 12:38 AM, Kate Chapman wrote:
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>> I think that HOT should probably vote on a standard license for all
>> software that HOT funds that is developed from scratch. It would
>> probably be best to discuss the pros/cons of types of different types
>> of licenses.
>> ...
>> The separate data store and the export tool are licensed BSD.
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> I propose to the membership that we accept and promote any of the BSD licenses as a liberal, lowest-common-denominator software license. The BSD license is commonly used throughout the OSGeo community, and it serves them well.
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> Date: Tue, 26 Feb 2013 11:45:25 -0500
> From: Robert Soden <robert.soden at gmail.com>
> To: Schuyler Erle <schuyler at nocat.net>
> Cc: hot <hot at openstreetmap.org>
> Subject: Re: [HOT] Licensing of Software Developed by HOT
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> +1 for the idea and for having a vote (or whatever it is we need to do
> to make this decision collectively).
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> On Tue, Feb 26, 2013 at 11:41 AM, Schuyler Erle <schuyler at nocat.net> wrote:
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>> On Feb 26, 2013, at 12:38 AM, Kate Chapman wrote:
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>>> I think that HOT should probably vote on a standard license for all
>>> software that HOT funds that is developed from scratch. It would
>>> probably be best to discuss the pros/cons of types of different types
>>> of licenses.
>>> ...
>>> The separate data store and the export tool are licensed BSD.
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>> I propose to the membership that we accept and promote any of the BSD licenses as a liberal, lowest-common-denominator software license. The BSD license is commonly used throughout the OSGeo community, and it serves them well.
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>> SDE
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