Open Source Licenses by Category

Submitted by nelson on Tue, 2006-09-19 08:43. ::
 .:: License Index ::.
License Approval Process
License Information
Origins and definitions of categories from the License Proliferation Committee report

 .:: Licenses that are popular and widely used or with strong communities(9) ::.
*Apache License, 2.0
*New BSD license
*GNU General Public License (GPL)
*GNU Library or "Lesser" General Public License (LGPL)
*MIT license
*Mozilla Public License 1.1 (MPL)
*Common Development and Distribution License
*Common Public License 1.0
*Eclipse Public License
 .:: Special purpose licenses (3) ::.
*Educational Community License
*NASA Open Source Agreement 1.3
*Open Group Test Suite License
 .:: Other/Miscellaneous licenses (5) ::.
*Adaptive Public License
*Artistic license
*Open Software License
*Qt Public License (QPL)
*zlib/libpng license
 .:: Licenses that are redundant with more popular licenses (9) ::.
*Academic Free License
*Attribution Assurance Licenses
*Eiffel Forum License V2.0
*Fair License
*Historical Permission Notice and Disclaimer
*Lucent Public License Version 1.02
*University of Illinois/NCSA Open Source License
*X.Net License
 .:: Non-reusable licenses (24) ::.
*Apple Public Source License
*Computer Associates Trusted Open Source License 1.1 *CUA Office Public License Version 1.0
*EU DataGrid Software License
*Entessa Public License
*Frameworx License
*IBM Public License
*Motosoto License
*Naumen Public License
*Nethack General Public License
*Nokia Open Source License
* OCLC Research Public License 2.0
*PHP License
*Python license (CNRI Python License)
*Python Software Foundation License
*RealNetworks Public Source License V1.0
*Reciprocal Public License
*Ricoh Source Code Public License
*Sleepycat License
*Sun Public License
*Sybase Open Watcom Public License 1.0
*Vovida Software License v. 1.0
*W3C License
*wxWindows Library License
*Zope Public License
 .:: Superseded licenses (4) ::.
*Apache Software License
*Eiffel Forum License
*Lucent Public License (Plan9)
*Mozilla Public License 1.0 (MPL)
 .:: Licenses that have been voluntarily retired (4) ::.
*Intel Open Source License
*Jabber Open Source License
*MITRE Collaborative Virtual Workspace License (CVW License)
*Sun Industry Standards Source License (SISSL)