In general, one can say that risk of license complications increases as an organization modifies a product (rather...
By submitting your personal information, you agree that TechTarget and its partners may contact you regarding relevant content, products and special offers.
than using it as-is) and also if the organization distributes the product. There are no "good" or "bad" licenses; rather there are licenses more or less appropriate depending upon what use you plan to make of the licensed product. Mixing licenses can impose challenges, but these challenges are by no means insurmountable.
To understand what risks your organization may be faced with, you have to analyze your circumstances; so it is impossible to make any blanket statement without knowing those circumstances.
Dig Deeper on Linux servers
Related Q&A from Bernard Golden
Expert Bernard Golden answers a question regarding best practices for Xen.continue reading
An open source software and applications expert describes his observations about the progress the Linux Foundation has been making towards creating ...continue reading
Find out why one open source software and applications expert doesn't think that Red Hat's and Canonical's refusals to partner with Microsoft will ...continue reading
Have a question for an expert?
Please add a title for your question
Get answers from a TechTarget expert on whatever's puzzling you.