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Software Licence Agreements HSF Policy Guidelines

Jouvin, M.; Harvey, J.; McNab, A.; Sexton-Kennedy, E.; Wenaus, T.

These guidelines were prepared by the HSF Startup Team in order to serve as an aid in establishing a Software Licence Agreement for software projects hosted by the HSF. The report contains background information on open source licences approved by the Open Source Initiative and concludes with a set of recommendations for choosing a licence and instructions for drafting text to include with the source code.

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