Open Source Wonders

Where there are companies which struggles to monopolize the market with their inventions and their IP assets, there is Arvind Sanjeev from Kochi who did something out of the box. This 23 year old Sanjeev designed a replica of Google Glass in less than a month for just Rs. 4500, Credits to Arduino an open-source electronics…

What is Eclipse Public License?

Eclipse Public License (hereinafter EPL) is a type of Open Source Software license and is approved by the Open Source Initiative. The EPL replaces the Common Public License (hereinafter CPL). IBM was the Agreement Steward for the Common Public License. The EPL changes the Agreement Stewart, IBM to the Eclipse Foundation. The license is used…

What is a copyleft license?

Copyleft is a play on the word copyright. Unlike copyright law that prohibits unauthorized reproduction, adaptation and distribution of an author’s work, copyleft licenses grant the freedom to reproduce, adapt, modify or distribute the work as long as any resulting copies, modifications or adaptations are also distributed under the same terms. The concept fosters open…