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A: Software licensing questions from StackOverflow

durron597Programmers regular, non-lawyer here, and the author of the Programmers Stack Exchange Licensing FAQ. The tl;dr of that FAQ is basically "Programmers are not lawyers, and therefore only questions that are common knowledge about how the licenses work are on topic on Programmers." As I am not a r...

 
 
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2:58 PM
@durron597 Thanks durron. As mentioned in my comment, I think the less specific the question is, the less likely it's going to be considered something requiring legal assistance. At the moment I think Law.SE is leaning more towards general principles and interpretations of law than legal advice, which I believe we're avoiding.
 
 
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10:39 PM
The tour page encourages practical questions users have actually faced. I suppose we will have to change this to ... conform to our preference for questions that do not seek legal advice?
 

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