Copyright issues for an application developed using django, python and mySQL
thogiti at gmail.com
Sat Jul 5 04:07:20 CEST 2008
Thank you for your explanations.
On Jul 3, 6:27 pm, Ben Finney <bignose+hates-s... at benfinney.id.au>
> Nagu <thog... at gmail.com> writes:
> > I made a small recommendation engine for our company using python,
> > django, and mySQL. My supervisor and the senior management are
> > worried about the copyright and licensing issues.
> It's good that they're raising these concerns and making sure.
> > They want to find out the details on how to go about start using it,
> > like quoting python/django/ mySQL specifically on the bottom of the
> > web page or some other thing.
> You should read the licenses for these products (they're not long),
> and retain a lawyer to give an educated opinion addressing the
> specific concerns your managers have.
> > How do I go about addressing the copyright and licensing issues? (I
> > do not know if licensing is the right word here).
> Start with finding out exactly what those concerns are, gather the
> license terms of the works you're using, and consult a copyright
> In parallel, you can read the license texts yourself and understand
> them to satisfy yourself about what the terms allow and require.
> However, that understanding is good only for making decisions that
> affect yourself; for making decisions that affect the company, your
> managers should get expert legal opinion.
> > Please advice.
> Hope that helps.
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> Ben Finney
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