[OH Updates] licenses wrap up...

phillip torrone pt at oreilly.com
Tue Sep 6 14:08:58 PDT 2011


is creative commons generally considered USA for venue?

On Sep 6, 2011, at 5:07 PM, Bruce Perens wrote:

> You should also include the venue. TAPR is written predominantly for U.S. courts, CERN for European ones. You are potentially more likely to prevail with a license using the language familiar to courts in your jurisdiction.
> 
>     Thanks
> 
>     Bruce
> 
> On 09/06/2011 11:20 AM, Bryan Newbold wrote:
>> I have also found the differences between licenses confusing, which makes pitching the concept of open hardware difficult. 
>> 
>> I wrote up a blog post describing how I understand the landscape now, following adafruit's breakdown of design layers: http://octopart.com/blog/archives/2011/9/open-hardware-licensing
>> 
>> I'm willing to bet there are factual inaccuracies in the table of licenses, so i'm also editing this public spreadsheet of hardware licenses and features:
>> https://docs.google.com/spreadsheet/ccc?key=0AgYPYIUvatr9dG4yWFFWSWNvdVZsUnBKRHJER29Kc3c&hl=en_US
>> 
>> Help is welcomed! This could potentially turn into a table on wikipedia. 
>> 
>> (libre alternatives to google docs also welcomed!)
>> 
>> -bryan
>> 
>> On Tue, Sep 6, 2011 at 11:36 AM, phillip torrone <pt at oreilly.com> wrote:
>> thank you!
>> 
>> windell, you had something under TAPR right?
>> 
>> 
>> 
>> On Sep 6, 2011, at 4:39 AM, Javier Serrano wrote:
>> 
>> > On Sun, 2011-09-04 at 12:41 -0400, phillip torrone wrote:
>> >
>> >> lastly, i'm going to find an example of each license. so arduino for CC.
>> >>
>> >> are there any opinions on what would be a good one for CERN and for TAPR?
>> >
>> > http://www.ohwr.org/projects/cernohl/wiki contains a link to an example,
>> > the SPEC board:
>> > http://www.ohwr.org/projects/show/spec (main wiki page)
>> > http://www.ohwr.org/projects/spec/files (compressed tarball)
>> >
>> > Cheers,
>> >
>> > Javier
>> >
>> >
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