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xddxogm3
08-14-2004, 04:23 PM
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.

Perspective
08-14-2004, 04:50 PM
BSD license
CPL (like the GPL with patent clauses)
Apache license

edit: http://www.gnu.org/philosophy/license-list.html#SoftwareLicenses

xddxogm3
08-14-2004, 06:14 PM
perspective,

good link
thanks.

laserlight
08-14-2004, 07:37 PM
Take a look too at OSI Approved Licenses (http://www.opensource.org/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.

Waldo2k2
08-16-2004, 10:50 PM
so would the EULA fall into the "contracts with satan" category?