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Old 05-04-2009, 06:45 AM   #1132 (permalink)
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Originally Posted by MPaulHolmes View Post
I don't really want it "protected". I want everyone to do whatever the heck they want to with it! ya! Is there some sort of way to make it so everyone can do whatever they want with it?
Then you should license your software under the GPLv3 license. This allows everyone to use it, but prevents someone from putting it in a commercial product and restricting it's use in some way.

A Quick Guide to GPLv3 - GNU Project - Free Software Foundation (FSF)

I'm not sure if there's a similar way to keep the hardware design open and free.

Keep up the great work.

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