This article is cross-posted from Open Electronics and Shareable.
It’s always tricky when you create something: a complex project, a commercial product, or just a hack. Then you must decide what license to use to release it to the public.
The discussion regarding licensing open electronics or hardware in general has been going on for years, and many points of view have been shared across the community. Countless e-mail exchanges, forum posts and – more importantly – countless project experiences are available to learn from.