Open Source Licenses 101

In many cases, the defining factor of an Open Source project is it’s licensing. It also the main vehicle which defines how your project can be used, shared and distributed. Yet the differences between, and even the importance of, Open Source licensing is not very well understood by developers or companies. In this session, Jim will explain the critical reasons behind expressly electing an open source license, the main differences between the various open source license types, and which community governance types are best suited with particular licenses.