I have almost no knowledge about licences and there differences. I use the standard LaTeX licence (lppl) for my sty files. Now I wonder if this licence is also suitable for a template. Previously I had not put any licence to my template and that resulting in two annoying things:
- it was changed and put online under a different name. This happened to a very early version and I found this code in a forum, where I could only give the advise to use my updated version instead.
- I got asked several times if I allow people to publish the pdf when my template was used. (Sure)
If lppl would have too many restrictions, would lgpl be suitable? If so, how would I put the project under that licence. I can not put every file under a licence. I could add a single file called licence.txt. But what would that contain? The text from gnu.org?
Note that I had asked this more or less before how-to-put-a-latex-project-template-under-a-license, but with no useful answer.