Licenses are a fundamental part of developing Open Source Software (OSS). Without a license attached, your software project might as well be not be published at all, since without a license no one can actually utilize it – more on why in a bit.
We’ve all heard the term Open Source, and many of us will also have come across the term Open Source License, but what these things actually mean, how they come together and why you as an OSS dev should even care is still a mystery to many. This post hopes to help clarify this subject a bit more.
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