[Fsf-friends] Regarding GPL / LGPL Licencing.
raju at linux-delhi.org
Thu Dec 25 08:39:53 IST 2008
On Thursday 25 Dec 2008, battipatisainagendra Bhavaniprasad wrote:
> 1.First of all what is the diffrence between FSF and Open source.Are
> both same or diffrent?
FSF is an organisation that promotes free software.
Open Source is a development model that results in better, more relevant
and more secure software.
> 2.Who is responcible for GPL / LGPL Licencing?
Whoever releases their software under the GPL or the LGPL. There is no
central authority that tracks or manages all GPL/LGPL software in the
> 3.If i want my project to get GPL / LGPL Licencing should i apply for
> open source or fsf people.
No, just follow the guidelines in the (L)GPL (How to Apply These Terms
to Your New Programs) and release your software.
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