I am from a big MNC working on a fairly big product having a complex web and mobile web application. I am so impressed with Elm, that I want to try it out for some small features. However, my company is strict about open source licenses. What is Elm’s license type? I guess BSD3 is a no from my company.
Hello, and welcome
The license is here, and yes, it’s BSD3.
I’m curious why BSD3 isn’t ideal for your employer. Could you describe why?
That is the license for the compiler. The packages are under a variety of licenses.
Core libraries default to BSD3 as well. There’s no way around depending on code under this license. I think it’s more helpful to explore why this license isn’t acceptable
Elm is a language sot the answer is correct IMO. Code written in elm is a bit different topic.
I have to check with the legal team. I think facebook had BSD+Patents license for react. This was strongly discouraged and no projects were allowed to use React. However, now they made it MIT. I guess BSD3 should be ok. I shall check.
I am familiar with the “BSD + patents” thing Facebook used for React once. I think you should be OK I don’t have any legal background, but isn’t BSD3 only about protecting the author, rougly speaking?
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