Browser provider Mozilla is reworking its MPL open source license. The process should be open and public and lead to modernizing and simplifying the document.
on 03/12/2010 – Made popular on 03/12/2010
InternetNews covers the rewrite of the Mozilla Public License (MPL): "The Mozilla Public License (MPL) has remained nearly untouched since 1999 and now at long last is undergoing a process of evolution.
Trying to install bugzilla on Ubuntu 12.04 (this is a fresh install) and I get the following when I goto https://myserver/bugzilla/:
# -*- Mode: perl; indent-tabs-mode: nil -*-
# The contents of this file are subject to the Mozilla Public
# License Version 1.1 (the "License"); you may not use this file
# except in compliance with the License.
Hundreds of millions of users around the world freely benefit from Mozilla technologies, including Mozilla's open-source Firefox Web browser, but that doesn't mean Mozilla isn't making any money. Mozilla announced its 2012 earnings this week, reporting record revenue of $311 million. That figure is a far cry from where Mozilla started.
CERN announced version 1.1 of its Open Hardware License (OHL), a legal framework & designed to facilitate knowledge exchange across the electronic design community. The license is intended to become for hardware what the GPL (General Public License) is for software, the organization says....
CloudFlare uses a great deal of open source and free software. Our core server platform is nginx (which is released using a two-clause BSD license) and our primary database of choice is postgresql (which is released using their own BSD-like license).
Mozilla's open source browser experienced a healthy boost in popularity last week on the back of a new release and security concerns about Microsoft's Internet Explorer.On Friday the Mozilla Foundation released version 3.6 of the popular open source browser and by Monday morning almost 1' million ...
Google has now corrected one of the biggest issues with the license of the much-talked-about WebM project. Specifically, the VP8 codec, part of WebM, was released under a new open-source license, specifically crafted by Google for the codec. There were reasons for this choice, but it meant that the license wasn’t really &ls...