Welcome to CopyLeftLicense.com! 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!
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A collection of open source and copyleft licenses.
Open Publication License v1.0, 8 June 1999 I. REQUIREMENTS ON BOTH UNMODIFIED AND MODIFIED VERSIONS The Open Publication works may be reproduced and distributed in whole or in part, in any medium physical or electronic, provided that the terms of this license are adhered to, and that this license or an incorporation of it by reference (with any options elected by the author(s) and/or publisher) is displayed in the reproduction. Proper form for an incorporation by reference is as follows: Copyright (c) by
Salutation Public License Salutation Public License THE ACCOMPANYING PROGRAM IS PROVIDED UNDER THE TERMS OF THIS SALUTATION PUBLIC LICENSE (THE "AGREEMENT"). ANY USE, REPRODUCTION OR DISTRIBUTION OF THE PROGRAM CONSTITUTES YOUR ACCEPTANCE OF THIS AGREEMENT. 1. DEFINITIONS. "Contribution" means: (a) in the case of Salutation Consortium ("Salutation"), the original version of the software accompanying this Agreement as released by Salutation, including source code, object code and documentation, if any, and (b) in the case of each Contributor, (i) changes to the Program, and (ii) additions to the Program;
Zimbra Public License, Version 1.3 (ZPL) This Zimbra Public License (this "Agreement") is a legal agreement that describes the terms under which VMware, Inc., a Delaware corporation having its principal place of business at 3401 Hillview Avenue, Palo Alto, California 94304 ("VMware") will provide software to you via download or otherwise ("Software"). By using the Software, you, an individual or an entity ("You") agree to the terms of this Agreement. In consideration of the mutual promises and upon the terms and conditions set forth below, the parties agree as follows: 1. Grant of Copyright License 1.1 - Subject to th...
Copyright (c) <year> <copyright holders> The Universal Permissive License (UPL), Version 1.0 Subject to the condition set forth below, permission is hereby granted to any person obtaining a copy of this software, associated documentation and/or data (collectively the "Software"), free of charge and under any and all copyright rights in the Software, and any and all patent rights owned or freely licensable by each licensor hereunder covering either (i) the unmodified Software as contributed to or provided by such licensor, or (ii) the Larger Works (as defined below), to deal in both (a) the Software, and (b) any piece of software and/or hardware listed in the lrgrwrks.txt file if one is included with the Software (ea...
The source code in this package is copyright 1999-2010 by Andrew Plotkin. You may copy and distribute it freely, by any means and under any conditions, as long as the code and documentation is not changed. You may also incorporate this code into your own program and distribute that, or modify this code and use and distribute the modified version, as long as you retain a notice in your program or documentation which mentions my name and the URL shown above.
A collection of open source and copyleft license writers.