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cross-posted from: https://lemmy.ml/post/419011 > Found this on Reddit a while back.
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Need help choosing a license for a library
I'm starting to work on a C library, and I am having trouble choosing a license, so I need some help. Keeping in mind that: - I want as many people as possible to be able to use my lib, without them worrying about license compatibility, both for libre and proprietary programs; - My lib is designed to be statically linked, so its license must allow static linking without compromises; But, also: - I want for whoever uses my lib to credit me: I think mentioning my library's name, optionally with an URL to my repo and the license text copypasted, in the final software's documentation / credit page / whatever would be enough; - I want for people that make changes to my library, and then use the modified version in their program, be it free or proprietary, to publish the modified source code of my library, under my license (but they can keep the rest of their program under whatever license they want). **What license should I choose?** I really have no idea. I think that if I only cared about the first 3 points, I could choose MIT, but considering the last one?
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Just need some testers for this appimage it's a lbry client made in gtk. I just want to know what distro it's working on and not. If the appimage doesn't run please comment the output from the terminal so these issues can get fixed.
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