liscense agreements

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    essence of digital xddxogm3's Avatar
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    liscense agreements

    I have read many posts and found that there are the following license agreements.
    GPL Gnu Public Liscense
    MySQL lic
    Lesser General Public License
    i want to make a listed summary of all the software license agreements i can find.
    can i get some help her on some others that are out there?
    compiler liscense
    software liscenses
    open source liscenses
    commercial liscenses
    etc.
    please keep it in the relm of software enginering liscenses...
    thanks.
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    BSD license
    CPL (like the GPL with patent clauses)
    Apache license

    edit: http://www.gnu.org/philosophy/licens...ftwareLicenses

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    perspective,

    good link
    thanks.
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    Take a look too at OSI Approved Licenses
    Being somewhat less idealistic that the FSF, the OSI tends to accept licenses a bit more freely.

    Either way, you're going to have to look at proprietary licenses as well, these all are only Free/Open Source licenses.
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    so would the EULA fall into the "contracts with satan" category?
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