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Intellectual Property and Open Source by Van Lindberg

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Appendix D. Fedora License List and GPL Compatibility

Licenses Approved for Use with Fedora

Table D-1 shows the licenses that are approved for use with the Fedora project.[9] This is for software only; documentation and other content have different licenses. For the current list, see the licensing page on the Fedora wiki: http://fedoraproject.org/wiki/Licensing.

Table D-1. Fedora-approved licenses

Full name

Short name

FSF free?

GPLv2 compat?

GPLv3 compat?

3dfxGlide License

Glide

Yes

NO

NO

Academic Free License

AFL

Yes

NO

 

Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences BSD

AMPAS BSD

Yes

NO

NO

Adobe Systems Incorporated Source Code License Agreement

Adobe

Yes

Yes

Yes

Affero General Public License 1.0

AGPLv1

Yes

NO

 

Affero General Public License 3.0

AGPLv3

Yes

NO

Yes—special exception

Amazon Digital Services License

ADSL

Yes

Yes

Yes

Apache Software License 1.0

ASL 1.0

Yes

NO

NO

Apache Software License 1.1

ASL 1.1

Yes

NO

NO

Apache Software License 2.0

ASL 2.0

Yes

NO

Yes

Apple Public Source License 2.0

APSL 2.0

Yes

NO

 

Artistic (clarified)

Artistic clarified

Yes

Yes

Yes

Artistic 2.0

Artistic 2.0

Yes

Yes

Yes

Aspell-ru License

ARL

Yes

NO

NO

BitTorrent License

BitTorrent

Yes

NO

NO

Boost Software License

Boost

Yes

Yes

Yes

BSD License (original)

BSD with advertising

Yes

NO

NO

BSD License (no advertising)

BSD

Yes

Yes

Yes

BSD License (two clause)

BSD

Yes

Yes

Yes

CeCILL License v2

CeCILL

Yes

Yes

 

CMU License (BSD like)

MIT

Yes

Yes

Yes

Common Development Distribution License

CDDL

Yes

NO

 

Common Public License

CPL

Yes

NO

 

Condor Public License

Condor

Yes

NO

 

Copyright Attribution Only

Copyright only

Yes

Yes

Yes

CPAL License ...

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