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How to start a open source project

Peter Hsu
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Joined: Aug 25, 2006
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Hi

I have a question about opening an open source project.

Can someone take your source code, claim it as his/her own and sue the original creator for copyright infringement if when the original creator decide to make some money off customizations as well?
jittu goud
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Joined: Mar 30, 2007
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you may want to look at this wiki http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Open_source_license
Joachim Rohde
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Joined: Nov 27, 2006
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There's an ebook called "Producing Open Source Software" freely available at http://producingoss.com/ which might be worth to look at.
Martijn Verburg
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I'm doing a talk based on that very free online resource, it truly is excellent!


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