Which license should I use?
bkhl at stp.lingfil.uu.se
Fri Nov 25 21:39:25 CET 2005
Mike Meyer <mwm at mired.org> writes:
> IANAL, but I don't believe the GPL helps in this situation. It places
> conditions on redistributing the code; it doesn't force you to
> redistribute modifieed code. Your employers could refuse to let you
> take the code with you because they own partial copyright on it. They
> couldn't sell it later because of the GPL on it, but that's not your
> issue here.
If they have the rights to the code, they can sell it, under the GPL or
any license of their choosing. In addition, if you GPL it, your employer
will be able to sell it, just like anyone else.
Björn Lindström <bkhl at stp.lingfil.uu.se>
Student of computational linguistics, Uppsala University, Sweden
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