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Apache License 20
Apache License 20

The Apache License, Version 2.0 (ALv2) is a permissive free software license written by the Apache Software Foundation (ASF).[5] The Apache License requires preservation of the copyright notice and disclaimer.

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BSD 3-Clause "New" or "Revised" License
BSD 3-Clause "New" or "Revised" License

Home / Licenses BSD 3-Clause “New” or “Revised” License A permissive license similar to the BSD 2-Clause License, but with a 3rd clause that prohibits others from using the name of the project or its contributors to promote derived products without written consent.

Common Development and Distribution License
Common Development and Distribution License

Common Development and Distribution License (CDDL) is a free and open-source software license, produced by Sun Microsystems, based on the Mozilla Public License (MPL). Files licensed under the CDDL can be combined with files licensed under other licenses, whether open source or proprietary.

GNU General Public License (GPL)
GNU General Public License (GPL)

The GNU General Public License (GNU GPL or GPL) is a widely used free software license, which guarantees end users the freedom to run, study, share and modify the software.[7] The license was originally written by Richard Stallman of the Free Software Foundation (FSF) for the GNU Project, and grants the recipients of a computer program the rights of ...

GNU Library or "Lesser" General Public License (LGPL)
GNU Library or "Lesser" General Public License (LGPL)

As used herein, “this License” refers to version 3 of the GNU Lesser General Public License, and the “GNU GPL” refers to version 3 of the GNU General Public License. “The Library” refers to a covered work governed by this License, other than an Application or a Combined Work as defined below.

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MIT License
MIT License

MIT License. The MIT License is a permissive free software license originating at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT). As a permissive license, it puts only very limited restriction on reuse and has, therefore, an excellent license compatibility.

Mozilla Public License 20
Mozilla Public License 20

Mozilla Public License About the License. Mozilla is the custodian of the Mozilla Public License ("MPL"), an open source/free software license. The current version of the license is MPL 2.0 (html | plain text). If you want to use or distribute code licensed under the MPL 2.0 and have questions about it, you may want to read the FAQ.

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