Appendix D. Glossary
The Apache web server is one of the more successful open source projects.
- Apache Foundation.
The Apache Foundation is a not-for-profit organization that administers many projects including the development of the Apache web server, and stewards the Apache Software License.
- BSD-style License.
A permissive license containing broad grant of rights, notice provisions, and disclaimers. The OSI-approved version of the BSD license is on the OSI web site. Many licenses that constitute trivial variations of the original BSD license are referred to as BSD type licenses.
- Bundle of Rights.
The copyright law is typically referred to as a "bundle of rights"—specifically to reproduce, distribute, prepare derivative works, publicly perform, and publicly display.
The programming language developed at AT&T Bell Laboratories in connection with the development of the UNIX operating system.
- Cathedral and the Bazaar, The.
The seminal article written by Eric Raymond that describes the theory of the open source development model. In it, he compares the development of a proprietary software product—a cathedral designed by a single source and whose development takes place in a hierarchical fashion—and the open source software product—developed by many contributors whose suggestions compete in a "bazaar" of software development ideas.
- Contribution Agreement.
The agreement used by an open source project to convey rights from contributors to the project and its licensees. The model for such ...