Open source licensing

A good introduction to Open Source software in swedish is Wikipedia

Swedish Agency for Public Management has published a report called ”open Source Software”. Here, among other things, you can find comparisons between different licences: Öppen programvara

GNU General Public License ver. 2 is today one of the most popular and accepted license. Many people think that GNU GPL is the best choice if you don´t have any commercial interests.

GNU Licence homepage

Sourceforge is a service where Open Source software can be made available.

There is a very good book from O'Reilley fully available on the net by Andrew M St. Laurent with the title "Open source and free software licensing".

Check also out Creative Commons licensing in Swedish

Creative Commons licensing in English:


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