[Zope] ZPL and GPL: What should one consider when choosing a license?

Jeff Gentry jgentry at jimmy.harvard.edu
Fri Dec 21 16:05:14 EST 2007

On Fri, 21 Dec 2007, Ross Patterson wrote:
> credit me and other contributors as authors of the code they forked.  I
> have a slight preference to allow proprietary code to depend on my code
> without having to open source their code.  I definitely want commercial
> entities to be allowed to sell products and services that include my
> code as long as credit is given to the authors.

Wouldn't that require use of the LGPL instead of the straight GPL?  Then
again, with web applications and such, that's probably going to involve
some hair splitting.

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