How Apache *really* works
How much do you know about the Apache Software Foundation (ASF) and the many Apache projects we host? Did you know we’re holding our annual Members meeting to elect our board of directors and new Members in just a few days?
Well, I’m not a lawyer, and can’t give you legal advice. But I would say the common wisdom is:
There are a lot of different issues with license choices, and yes, in the end, it’s up to each organization to use the license they choose. That being said, there’s really no reason for any company that understands open source to use a non-OSI approved license. Given Facebook’s existing FOSS reputation, I’m still really surprised they think this…