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opentag:license [2012/07/09 13:48]
jpnorair
opentag:license [2012/11/17 20:11] (current)
jpnorair [More on Licensing & Distribution]
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 You may maintain your own distribution of OpenTag, combining core code and apps, that includes code licensed under any license you choose. ​ Code in the Mainline Distribution must be licensed via the OpenTag or BSD licenses. ​ Therefore, if you wish for your components to be included in the Mainline Distribution,​ you must use OpenTag or BSD licenses. You may maintain your own distribution of OpenTag, combining core code and apps, that includes code licensed under any license you choose. ​ Code in the Mainline Distribution must be licensed via the OpenTag or BSD licenses. ​ Therefore, if you wish for your components to be included in the Mainline Distribution,​ you must use OpenTag or BSD licenses.
  
-If you are a commercial product developer, and you are OpenTag, you are free to create new code modules using any license you choose. ​ You must abide by the requirements of the licenses in the code you are using, although both BSD and OpenTag licenses are permissive, and they may be statically linked with commercial/​proprietary licensed code in such a way that the total package is licensed under the commercial/​proprietary license.  ​However, neither ​BSD nor OpenTag ​licenses ​grant intellectual property ​(IP) license ​to IP that may (or may not) be contained within ​the code, so be sure to contact the author ​of the code before deploying your product commercially.+If you are a commercial product developer, and you are using OpenTag, you are free to create new code modules using any license you choose. ​ You must abide by the requirements of the licenses in the code you are using, although both BSD and OpenTag licenses are permissive, and they may be statically linked with commercial/​proprietary licensed code in such a way that the total package is subject to the commercial/​proprietary license ​as long as the BSD and OpenTag parts are noted in the full product distribution and made available independently as open source.  ​Neither ​BSD licensed code (implicit) ​nor OpenTag ​licensed code (explicit) ​grant intellectual property ​licenses ​to IP that may be exemplified in the distribution, so be sure to contact the provider ​of the distribution ​before deploying your product commercially.
  
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