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Adding resources, considerations, and examples to licensing.md #604

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commented Mar 27, 2019

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  • the Open Source Guide as a further resource to learn about licenses and choose one
  • examples of open source licenses to consider for different communities and end-goals
Adding resources, considerations, and examples
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- the Open Source Guide as a further resource to learn about licenses and choose one
- examples of open source licenses to consider for different communities and end-goals
@@ -37,6 +38,25 @@ considerations include:
* Whether the content you are licensing is source code.
* Whether you want to license the code at all.

You may also want to consider the communities you hope will use and

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munkm May 17, 2019

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I really like the material you've added here and I really like how you've framed licenses within the communities lens. However, it's adding quite a bit of content to the lesson, which is adding to our already-too-long lesson see our contributing guidelines. However, we're always looking for new exercises and exercise solutions! I think this is exactly the type of content that could be put into an exercise. Would you mind reframing what you've written here as an exercise (you already have the solutions!) at the end of the section instead?

@@ -14,7 +14,7 @@ keypoints:
- "People who are not lawyers should not try to write licenses from scratch."
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When a repository with source code, a manuscript or other creative
When a repository with source code, a manuscript, or other creative

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munkm May 17, 2019

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yes!

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