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As your API depends on a library that is licensed with the GPL license, the answer to your first question is: No, you can not apply those restrictions to your API. The GPL is a copyleft open-source license. This means that any project that is based upon (or links to) GPL code must be made available under the same license (this is the copyleft nature of the ...


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CC-BY-NC is not a free or open source license, because it lacks one fundamental freedom: to use the work for any purpose (See the OSI Open Source Definition under “No Discrimination Against Fields of Endeavor” and the FSF Free Software Definition). The restriction to only use the work for non-commertial purposes is incompatible with free software. Also, the ...


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My reading of the GPL is that it does not apply to this kind of scenario, where a UI (the web browser) accesses the program over a network. In fact, they state as much in the license: To "convey" a work means any kind of propagation that enables other parties to make or receive copies. Mere interaction with a user through a computer network, with ...


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You can add your name to the actual author's name as a contributor for files you've made code changes to. For anything you didn't change, you aren't the author - you would be taking credit for somebody else's work if you change the author's name to your own. If an employer or potential contributor sees that, it will raise some big questions about your ...



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