Help me figure out the license please

Phil Thompson phil at
Sat Jul 3 22:28:04 BST 2021

On 03/07/2021 17:54, Ярослав Тамбовский wrote:
> Hello, I am a 16 year old aspiring developer from Russia. I would like
> to use PyQT to write a program for a desktop to control routers
> (School project) I know that I can use a library for open source and
> free code, but can I send this program to competitions and Olympiads?
> (After all, there I can get an award) Can an educational institution
> use my program within its walls?
> Best wishes, Yaroslav.
> P.S. I tried to figure out the license myself, but I didn't succeed.
> Please forgive me for distracting you from work.

You need to choose a license for your own code. That license must be 
compatible with the GPL - the most obvious choice would be the GPL 
itself. Then you are good to go.


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