Subject Re: License distribution
Fair enough. :) I'll include the license the way Helen suggested, since that seems to make most sense, and it will still be out there for anyone to read.

Thank you all for your valuable input,


--- In, Ann Harrison <aharrison@...> wrote:
> On Thu, Jan 5, 2012 at 1:55 PM, tvdien@... <tvdien@...> wrote:
> > Also, I would like to know what makes you so certain. :)
> >
> Sean has been part of the Firebird project from the beginning and has
> been involved in dozens of these discussions. I adapted the licenses
> from Mozilla V2 license. It's possible that some lawyer could twist
> the meaning into something that was never intended. The intentions of
> the license are:
> 1) To protect contributors from liability
> 2) To insure that everyone using Firebird can get access to the source
> if necessary.
> 3) To require that improvements to Firebird are offered back to the project.
> "Apache" style licenses address only the first intention. "GPL" style
> licenses also intend to encourage the spread of free software.
> Good luck,
> Ann