RE: License selection for process scripts

From: James Powell <>
Date: Thu, 23 Oct 2014 20:49:57 +0000

BSD and MIT licenses are the most open and give the most freedom. However if you want full control of the project, go with GPL or LGPL.

> Date: Thu, 23 Oct 2014 10:39:33 -0700
> Subject: License selection for process scripts
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> This may sound a bit off-topic but it has a practical purpose. Currently I
> am working under the assumption that a BSD 3-Clause license may be
> sufficient to provide process control scripts for daemontools, runit, and
> s6. However, each has a different license. I need to find a license that
> provides maximum compatibility without placing the entire work in the
> public domain (which is roughly the equivalent of saying "I abandon this".)
> I'm more than open to doing multiple licenses if that is necessary.
> Suggestions are welcome.
Received on Thu Oct 23 2014 - 20:49:57 UTC

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