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    Open Source Development Lectures at FI MU: Open source licenses

    Welcome to the series of lectures about open source development aspects. The goal of lectures is to encourage you to join real-world open-source software development (in any programming language).

    Topics of the current lecture:

    Delivered by Milan Zamazal (Red Hat) and Pavel Loutocký (Institute of Law and Technology, MU)

    • basic legal context of software licenses
    • Understanding the differences: free, libre, open-source, proprietary, FOSS, FLOSS
    • Common software licenses (MIT, BSD, Apache, ...)
    • GPL+LGPL, their benefits, and their specifics
    • Licensing your code

    Lecture time: 5. 5. 21, 10:00-11:40

    Lecture room: The lectures will take place on Zoom, always in the following room: 

    Admission: All the lectures are public, open to anyone

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