[tei-council] Fwd: TEI licensing issues

Martin Holmes mholmes at uvic.ca
Tue Sep 13 16:18:36 EDT 2011

On 11-09-13 12:57 PM, Sebastian Rahtz wrote:
> On 13 Sep 2011, at 20:51, Stuart A. Yeates wrote:
>> Might we get advice from an impartial third party? At Oxford there is
>> a project called OSS Watch http://www.oss-watch.ac.uk/ which I
>> understand advises JISC-funded and academic  projects on licensing
>> matters.
> they advised us to use GPL back in the old days, fwiw.

I'd be very interested to know why they advised GPL over BSD -- did they 
give any reasoning? It would be good to know whether those reasons are 
still relevant.


> (for those who don't know, Stuart used to work for OSS Watch,
> and I used to be head of it)
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Martin Holmes
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