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Re: Licenses for Sharing Notebooks

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  • Subject: [mg96925] Re: Licenses for Sharing Notebooks
  • From: dh <dh at>
  • Date: Fri, 27 Feb 2009 06:14:22 -0500 (EST)
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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 



vpmtllc at 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://

>] 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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