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Re: Licenses for Sharing Notebooks

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  • Subject: [mg96925] Re: Licenses for Sharing Notebooks
  • From: dh <dh at metrohm.com>
  • Date: Fri, 27 Feb 2009 06:14:22 -0500 (EST)
  • References: <go6376$peo$1@smc.vnet.net>


Hi Hans,

what is wrong with public software. I think it hinders development if 

everybody tries to conceal their work. I got the impression that the 

less qualified people are, the more energy they spend on licensing and 

encryption.

Daniel



vpmtllc at gmail.com wrote:

> I was wondering what kind of licenses are commonly used to distribute

> and share Mathematica notebooks, such as tutorials and interactive

> lecture notes, without completely setting them into public domain.

>>From what I can tell, standard OSS licenses such as GPL with their

> focus on compiled binaries do not really seem to be appropriate. Maybe

> the different variations of Creative Commons Licenses [http://

> creativecommons.org/license/] are a better fit? Could people in this

> group share if and why they selected a specific license in a similar

> siutation?

> 

> Thanks,

> Hans-Martin

> 




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