CopyLeft License : Every Open Source License

Welcome to! Here you will find an archive of all the copyleft and open source licenses that have been published in the past. From Beerware Licensing, where you need to buy a beer for the open source programmer if you see them in a bar, to the fine-tuned and legally-curated Berkeley Software Distribution (BSD) License, we have it all. By knowing where we've come from, we might be able to learn where to go!

This archive contains 729 texts, with 682,528 words or 4,889,496 characters.

Licenses : Open Source and CopyLeft Licenses

A collection of open source and copyleft licenses.

GNU GENERAL PUBLIC LICENSE Version 2, June 1991 Copyright (C) 1989, 1991 Free Software Foundation, Inc. 51 Franklin Street, Fifth Floor, Boston, MA 02110-1301, USA Everyone is permitted to copy and distribute verbatim copies of this license document, but changing it is not allowed. Preamble The licenses for most software are designed to take away your freedom to share and change it. By contrast, the GNU General Public License is intended to guarantee your freedom to share and change free software--to make sure the software is free for all its users. This General Public License applies to most of the Free Software Foundation's software and to any other program whose authors commit to using it. (Some ot...

LHa License Version 1.0 Original Source Code License Statement: Copyright (C) MCMLXXXIX Yooichi.Tagawa Original Authors License Statement (from man/, translated by Osamu Aoki ): Permission is given for redistribution, copy, and modification provided following conditions are met. 1. Do not remove copyright clause. 2. Distribution shall conform: a. The content of redistribution (i.e., source code, documentation, and reference guide for programmers) shall include original contents. If contents are modified, the document clearly indicating the fact of modification must be included. b. If LHa is redistributed with added values, you must put your best effort to include them (Translator comment: If read literally...

AFFERO GENERAL PUBLIC LICENSE Version 2, November 2007 Copyright © 2007 Affero Inc. 510 Third Street - Suite 225, San Francisco, CA 94107, USA This is version 2 of the Affero General Public License. It gives each licensee permission to distribute the Program or a work based on the Program (as defined in version 1 of the Affero GPL) under the GNU Affero General Public License, version 3 or any later version. If the Program was licensed under version 1 of the Affero GPL "or any later version", no additional obligations are imposed on any author or copyright holder of the Program as a result of a licensee's choice to follow this version 2 of the Affero GPL.

PYTHON SOFTWARE FOUNDATION LICENSE VERSION 2 1. This LICENSE AGREEMENT is between the Python Software Foundation ("PSF"), and the Individual or Organization ("Licensee") accessing and otherwise using this software ("Jython") in source or binary form and its associated documentation. 2. Subject to the terms and conditions of this License Agreement, PSF hereby grants Licensee a nonexclusive, royalty-free, world-wide license to reproduce, analyze, test, perform and/or display publicly, prepare derivative works, distribute, and otherwise use Jython alone or in any derivative version, provided, however, that PSF's License Agreement and PSF's notice of copyright, i.e., "Copyright (c) 2007 Python Software Foundation; All Rights Reserve...

The OpenLDAP Public License Version 2.8, 17 August 2003 Redistribution and use of this software and associated documentation ("Software"), with or without modification, are permitted provided that the following conditions are met: 1. Redistributions in source form must retain copyright statements and notices, 2. Redistributions in binary form must reproduce applicable copyright statements and notices, this list of conditions, and the following disclaimer in the documentation and/or other materials provided with the distribution, and 3. Redistributions must contain a verbatim copy of this document. The OpenLDAP Foundation may revise this license from time to time. Each revision is distinguished by a version number. Yo...

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A collection of open source and copyleft license writers.

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