The trends in choosing licenses in Python Ecosystem

PyCon India, 2016

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This talk is not to be considered as legal advice

IANAL

I am not a lawyer

 

  • License is something that protects your code.
  • I do not care about license, its bores me.
  • You have to fill up the name of a license to make package in Fedora, unless they wont accept the package.

My project

PyPI JSON API

Present Status

Submitting patches to individual projects

Software License

Reciprocal Licenses

Taking the left turn

Copyleft

 

GNU General Public License

It is not muft,

it is mukt

Permissive

vs

Copyleft

Choose a proper license based on usecase

setup.py

 

Mention License in README file

Patent Concern

Do not invent your own license

Keep your funny bones aside

http://choosealicense.com/

Choose a popular license

Thank You

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