re: Do you copy and paste code from Stack Overflow? VIEW POST

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re: From every StackOverflow page (bottom right): user contributions licensed under cc by-sa 3.0 with attribution required. See also the accepted a...
 

Wow, I actually searched the page once for license information a couple of years ago. Did that change (I guess not)? Plus, we had some OSS legal consultant that told us, SO falls under copyright laws and we must not copy/paste anything because of legal issues...
So, thanks a lot for correcting my statement, that’s very important!

Sebastian Baltes has a couple of links about this below that I thought were interesting:

You may find our article about Stack Overflow code snippets in GitHub projects interesting, which has recently been published in Springer's Empirical Software Engineering journal [1]. Beside some information about Stack Overflow's license, we report on an online survey with developers about their awareness regarding Stack Overflow's licensing and its implications (spoiler: they are often not aware of the implications). I also wrote a blog post [2] summarizing some of the results.

[1] rdcu.be/8irZ
[2] empirical-software.engineering/blo...

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