considerations for software archived at ibiblio
you really should look at the Open Source Initiative
website - they are the best authority on what the licensing
issues are. In particular, look at the page on licensing
are four main licenses that are used for Open Source
software - to take the quick route, you might want to
just select one of these:
super-quick route is to just specify 'GNU General Public
License (GPL)'. This is the oldest and most common.
MUST specify a license when you submit your software.
Just stating 'freeware' or 'shareware' isn't enough.