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When you release code under a license, what factors are important?

Survey period: 14 Jan 2013 to 21 Jan 2013

1 = not important, 5 = important.

Option Avg  
That it can be used for non commercial and commercial purposes3.601910 votes, 3.60%
That I am protected and indemnified as much as possible3.942093 votes, 3.94%
That it provides clear licensing terms (including patent license)3.912076 votes, 3.91%
That I have control over where the code is published publicly3.371787 votes, 3.37%
That I have control over whether the code is sold for profit by someone else3.681954 votes, 3.68%
That the jurisdiction of the agreement is stated3.331768 votes, 3.33%
That it can be used with absolutely no restrictions (including for illegal or immoral use)2.731449 votes, 2.73%
That all changes or additions to the code are also licenced under the same license.3.471845 votes, 3.47%



 
GeneralThat it can *NOT* be used for illegal or immoral purposes; and by people knowingly participating in such activities PinmvpEspen Harlinn15-Jan-13 23:26 
GeneralRe: That it can *NOT* be used for illegal or immoral purposes; and by people knowingly participating in such activities PinmemberNemanja Trifunovic16-Jan-13 4:34 
GeneralRe: That it can *NOT* be used for illegal or immoral purposes; and by people knowingly participating in such activities PinmemberPIEBALDconsult18-Jan-13 15:10 
GeneralRe: That it can *NOT* be used for illegal or immoral purposes; and by people knowingly participating in such activities PinmvpEspen Harlinn18-Jan-13 23:41 
GeneralRe: That it can *NOT* be used for illegal or immoral purposes; and by people knowingly participating in such activities PinmemberPIEBALDconsult18-Jan-13 15:11 
GeneralRe: That it can *NOT* be used for illegal or immoral purposes; and by people knowingly participating in such activities PinmvpEspen Harlinn18-Jan-13 23:42 
GeneralRe: That it can *NOT* be used for illegal or immoral purposes; and by people knowingly participating in such activities PinmemberPIEBALDconsult19-Jan-13 5:20 
GeneralCOPL Rocks PingroupGrasshopper.iics14-Jan-13 19:52 
GeneralRe: COPL Rocks Pinmember ProgramFOX16-Jan-13 7:39 
GeneralRe: COPL Rocks PingroupGrasshopper.iics16-Jan-13 12:03 
QuestionWhich is most important (1 or 5)? PinmemberAndrew Rissing14-Jan-13 9:01 
AnswerRe: Which is most important (1 or 5)? PinadminChris Maunder14-Jan-13 9:25 
GeneralRe: Which is most important (1 or 5)? PinmemberAndrew Rissing14-Jan-13 9:31 
AnswerRe: Which is most important (1 or 5)? PinmemberPIEBALDconsult15-Jan-13 19:02 
GeneralRe: Which is most important (1 or 5)? PinmemberMycroft Holmes16-Jan-13 0:04 
GeneralIllegal or Immoral? Pinmemberquinton196914-Jan-13 8:50 
GeneralRe: Illegal or Immoral? PinadminChris Maunder14-Jan-13 9:24 
GeneralRe: Illegal or Immoral? Pinmembered welch14-Jan-13 12:25 
GeneralRe: Illegal or Immoral? PinprotectorMarc Clifton14-Jan-13 12:46 
quinton1969 wrote:
I suddenly want to publish some code for good immoral use.

 
It's quite fun. Big Grin | :-D I worked for many years in a certain industry writing software for tracking cash transactions, reporting earnings, and interfacing to various hardware such as bill acceptors, point-of-sale devices, etc.
 
Marc

GeneralRe: Illegal or Immoral? PinmemberVivic14-Jan-13 14:49 
GeneralRe: Illegal or Immoral? PinadminChris Maunder14-Jan-13 16:32 
GeneralRe: Illegal or Immoral? PinmemberJörgen Andersson16-Jan-13 9:35 
Generalother missing option: brevity Pinmembered welch14-Jan-13 1:23 
GeneralRe: other missing option: brevity PinadminChris Maunder14-Jan-13 9:21 
GeneralMissing option PinmemberMycroft Holmes13-Jan-13 19:43 

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