The Linux Foundation offers a Open Compliance Program – a good collection of code-level tools, best practices and communities to educate and train people on open source compliance. This, along with Martin Michlmayr’s list of resources, is a comprehensive guide for anyone concerned about compliance with various open source licenses.
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Like me, if you have a love-hate relationship with the legalese involved in the open source world, these resources will be extremely useful. Though, I frequently get completely confused by the legal compliance in the open source world, I am glad it exists and helps open source grow and pro