Licence selection and open sourcing

Licence selection and open sourcing
by Andreia Palma 1153 views

Identifying existing project licences and choosing a licence for new projects can be a complex task, especially for newcomers to FLOSS creation. Luckily, there are several tools that can assist in the process. PROSE (Promoting Open Source in European Projects) not only provides a hosting area for your code but also offers some guidance on [...]

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OSSEval, PROSE Open Source Evaluation Methodology and Tool

by Davide Galletti 2810 views

OSSEval, PROSE Open Source Evaluation Methodology and Tool Software procurement – the process of evaluating, selecting and obtaining a software – plays an important role in ICT. Given that PROSE’s main goal is to promote the use of open source software in within the ICT ecosystem, we developed a methodology and implemented the tools to [...]

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PROSE and Open Source Project EU at LinuxCon Europe

by Miguel Ponce De Leon 2686 views

The PROSE team are building up with excitement as we prepare our booth (#12) for LinuxCon Europe which is being held in the Congress Centre Düsseldorf, Germany from October 13 – 15, 2014. Given that LinuxCon Europe is a conference for all matters Linux, which brings together developers, sysadmins and architects to learn and collaborate [...]

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PROSE at the Software and Services Concertation Event

by Caixa Mágica Software 2116 views

Earlier this month, on the 10th and 11th, PROSE participated in another great concertation meeting on Software Service and Cloud Computing, which took place at the European Commission facilities hosted by the Cloudwatch project. The discussion focused on the strategy going into Horizon 2020. PROSE contributed with a position paper on the value of Free/Libre Open [...]

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PROSE will contribute to the adoption of open source software on ICT projects, by increasing the lifetime of the software developed inside European projects and thus maximizing impacts. This will be achieved through the creation of a coordination platform for hosting software projects, as well as promoting dissemination and training events on Open Source topics.