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Appendix C. Free Software License List

Free Software Licenses

These licenses have been certified as Free Software Licenses by the Free Software Foundation. For discussion of these licenses, see “Various Licenses and Comments about Them,” at http://www.gnu.org/licenses/license-list.html.

The GPL-Compatible Free Software Licenses

GNU General Public License (GPL) version 3
GNU General Public License (GPL) version 2
GNU Lesser General Public License (LGPL) version 3
GNU Lesser General Public License (LGPL) version 2.1
GNU Affero General Public License (AGPL) version 3
Apache License, version 2.0
Artistic License 2.0
Clarified Artistic License
Berkeley Database License (a.k.a. the Sleepycat Software Product License)
Boost Software License
Modified BSD license
CeCILL version 2
Cryptix General License
eCos license version 2.0
Eiffel Forum License, version 2
EU DataGrid Software License
Expat License
FreeBSD license
License of the iMatix Standard Function Library
Intel Open Source License
Microsoft Public License (Ms-PL)
NCSA/University of Illinois Open Source License
License of Netscape Javascript
OpenLDAP License, Version 2.7
License of Perl 5 and below
Public Domain
License of Python 2.0.1, 2.1.1, and newer versions
License of Python 1.6a2 and earlier versions
License of Ruby
Standard ML of New Jersey Copyright License
License of Vim, version 6.1 or later
W3C Software Notice and License
X11 License
XFree86 1.1 License
License of Zlib
Zope Public License, versions 2.0 and 2.1

GPL-Incompatible Free Software Licenses

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