Offering a web service involves offering access to the processing capabilities of some software, some computational resource, and often access to some data. Doing so effectively involves not only getting the service right, but also ensuring that the terms on which it is offered support the intended use, without unacceptable exposure for the institution providing service.
A growing number of web pages are offering advice on how to choose an open license for data or code. The advice they give is partly conflicting. This workshop is intended to get together the authors of such pages and others with expertise or experience in this area to clarify the choices.
Among the issues to be discussed are: