I’m happy to report that the third article in the new Open Source Expanded column of IEEE Computer was published.
|Title||Open Source License Compliance–Why and How?|
|Keywords||Open Source Software, Licenses, Software Packages|
|Authors||Hendrik Schoettle, Osborne Clarke, Munich, Germany|
|Publication||IEEE Computer, August 2019, pp. 63-67, vol. 52|
Abstract: Compliance with open source software (OSS) license requirements is necessary but often overlooked. This article explains how OSS license compliance differs from compliance with commercial software licenses, why it is necessary even though OSS is generally free, and what requirements have to be met with OSS.