Open Source Licensing Quick Guide

(quoted from http://zooko.com/license_quick_ref.html)

QUICK REFERENCE FOR CHOOSING A FREE SOFTWARE LICENSE, version 1.4.5.0, 2004-08-31

License

| hackers like to accept code under it
| | combine with proprietary and redistribute
| | | combine with GPL'ed code and redistribute
| | | | must share source of redistributed version
| | | | | must include patent license with contribution
| | | | | |
| | | | | |
v v v v v v
--- --- --- --- --- ---
permissive Y Y Y N N
GNU LGPL Y2 Y1 Y Y Y
GNU GPL ?2 N Y Y Y
Mozilla PL 1.1 Y2 Y N3 Y Y (FAQ on MPL URL)

Excel doc which explains various licensing stuff
http://www.mass.gov/itd/legal/quickrefchart.xls

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