Copyleft license, derived from the GNU-GPL, designed to protect software distributed as web services.
A free copyleft license for artworks, which forbids DRM. Includes licence text, FAQ, and a few translations.
A free software OS.
CMU Amulet Toolkit License Agreement.
Overview of the different versions of the Apache licenses.
A proposal for an Open Source license that clearly distinguishes between software programs and programming tools.
License for 4.4BSD.
License for FreeBSD operating system.
License patterned after FreeBSD Copyright.
License and background on Berkeley Computer Systems Research Group copyrights.
Initially designed as a set of commitments that the Debian developers agreed to abide by, it has later been adopted by the free software community as the basis of the Open Source Definition. The Open Directory Project's social contract was also inspired by it.
Mozilla or Mozilla compatible, for E programming language.
Summary of license for Red Hat eCos operating system.
One standard for licensing free software.
Formerly: GNU Library GPL.
Various licenses and comments about them.
Open source software license.
Particularly suited for TeX-related programs.
License for the XINU operating system
From Brazil, programming language framework.
Describes the licensing policy of the Mozilla Foundation, and provides the full text of the license, and FAQs.
Follows the Debian Free Software guidelines.
Complex hybrid license: public domain, GPL, LGPL, Open Source, commercial.
Open Motif Graphical GUI Software, Public End User License.
Copies of licenses approved by the Open Source Initiative.
Some very interesting articles on free software licensing: history, forms, and problems, seen from a commercial view. Links to some license texts and important open source sites.
Not a license itself, but a definition of what conditions a license must fulfill in order to be termed an Open Source license.
Covers licensing issues for developers distributing applications in PHP. Includes links to annotated version of the relevant licenses and other related resources.
A very permissive, open source compliant and GPL compatible license used by the team developing the Python programming language.
A chart comparing attributes of major licenses, including the option to select your bias.
Dual terms: use GPL terms or its own terms.
Perl package license.
Full text of the book by Andrew M. St. Laurent.
Fee based, partly open source, for Lucent network OS.
W3C = World Wide Web Consortium, one of the Internet's main standard-setting bodies.
Arizona Board of Regents, University of Arizona.
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