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From Jim Jagielski <...@jaguNET.com>
Subject Re: Modifying license for personal use
Date Thu, 10 Jan 2013 13:40:09 GMT
Creating your own "open source" license is pretty much
a guarantee that no one will use your code, since people
will see it's not OSI and/or FSF approved and pass on it.

On Jan 10, 2013, at 12:10 AM, Prashant Shah <pshah.mumbai@gmail.com> wrote:

> Hi,
> 
> I want to change the "Grant of copyright license" section to be more
> explicit. Most of the words have been taken from the MIT license. I am
> not a lawyer but want to get a opinion on whether its better than the
> original ?
> 
> I am aware that I can no longer call it apache or use the name apache
> and I will do that on my own risk - which is fine for me :) Also I am
> aware that Apache is well known and accepted license.
> 
> Original :
> 2. Grant of Copyright License. Subject to the terms and conditions of
> this License, each Contributor hereby grants to You a perpetual,
> worldwide, non-exclusive, no-charge, royalty-free, irrevocable
> copyright license to reproduce, prepare Derivative Works of, publicly
> display, publicly perform, sublicense, and distribute the Work and
> such Derivative Works in Source or Object form.
> 
> Updated:
> 2. Grant of Copyright License. Subject to the terms and conditions of
> this License, each Contributor hereby grants to You a perpetual,
> worldwide, non-exclusive, no-charge, royalty-free, irrevocable
> copyright license without restriction, including without limitation to
> use, copy, modify, merge, reproduce, prepare Derivative Works of,
> publish, publicly display, publicly perform, sublicense, distribute
> and/or sell copies of the Work and such Derivative Works in Source or
> Object form with or without fees.
> 
> Regards.
> 
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