May 11, 2019

Open source licenses & standards

In this episode, Geeksblabla team talks about the Open source licenses & standards, starting from the definition of software licensing to the commonly known Open source software licenses such as MIT, GPL ..etc.

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00:00 - Introduction : Welcoming to the new season

00:01 - What is Software licensing ?

00:02 - Does writing code with no license gives the right to others to use it ?

00:05 - What's the history of Open Source Licensing ?

00:09 - Difference between Open Source Software, Free Software & Freeware (Gratis software) ?

00:14 - Families of Open source Licenses

00:16 - Copyright and copyleft, what's the difference ?

00:19 - GPL, AGPL and LGPL ?

00:23 - Are licenses related to territories ? (International and national licenses)

00:25 - Does GPL gives freedom to commercial companies ?

00:26 - Is using multiple licenses in one project possible ?

00:32 - How to make sure other people are following my license ?

00:40 - How open source licenses problems are solved legally in Morocco ?

00:45 - How to chose the license that fits the most my project ?

00:53 - Why should I mark my projects with Open Source License ?

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