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 Free Documentation License Version 1.3, 3 November 2008 Copyright © 2000, 2001, 2002, 2007, 2008 Free Software Foundation, Inc. Everyone is permitted to copy and distribute verbatim copies of this license document, but changing it is not allowed. 0. PREAMBLE The purpose of this License is to make a manual, textbook, or other functional and useful document "free" in the sense of freedom: to assure everyone the effective freedom to copy and redistribute it, with or without modifying it, either commercially or noncommercially. Secondarily, this License preserves for the author and publisher a way to get credit for their work, while not being considered responsible for modifications made by others. This Li...

Common Public Attribution License Version 1.0 (CPAL-1.0) 1. “Definitions” 1.0.1 “Commercial Use” means distribution or otherwise making the Covered Code available to a third party. 1.1 “Contributor” means each entity that creates or contributes to the creation of Modifications. 1.2 “Contributor Version” means the combination of the Original Code, prior Modifications used by a Contributor, and the Modifications made by that particular Contributor. 1.3 “Covered Code” means the Original Code or Modifications or the combination of the Original Code and Modifications, in each case including portions thereof. 1.4 “Electronic Distribution Mechanism” means a mechanism generally accepted in the software ...

gSOAP Public License Version 1.3b The gSOAP public license is derived from the Mozilla Public License (MPL1.1). The sections that were deleted from the original MPL1.1 text are 1.0.1, 2.1.(c),(d), 2.2.(c),(d), 8.2.(b), 10, and 11. Section 3.8 was added. The modified sections are 2.1.(b), 2.2.(b), 3.2 (simplified), 3.5 (deleted the last sentence), and 3.6 (simplified). This license applies to the gSOAP software package, with the exception of the soapcpp2 and wsdl2h source code located in gsoap/src and gsoap/wsdl, all code generated by soapcpp2 and wsdl2h, the UDDI source code gsoap/uddi2, and the Web server sample source code samples/webserver. To use any of these software tools and components commercially, a commercial license is re...

The Definition An open software service is one: Whose data is open as defined by the Open Knowledge Definition with the exception that where the data is personal in nature the data need only be made available to the user (i.e. the owner of that account). Whose source code is: Free/Open Source Software (that is available under a license in the OSI or FSF approved list — see note 3). Made available to the users of the service.

Vovida Software License v. 1.0 This license applies to all software incorporated in the "Vovida Open Communication Application Library" except for those portions incorporating third party software specifically identified as being licensed under separate license. The Vovida Software License, Version 1.0 Copyright (c) 2000 Vovida Networks, Inc. All rights reserved. Redistribution and use in source and binary forms, with or without modification, are permitted provided that the following conditions are met: 1. Redistributions of source code must retain the above copyright notice, this list of conditions and the following disclaimer. 2. Redistributions in binary form must reproduce the above copyright notice, t...

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