Software Licences

AGPLv3, GPLv3, LGPLv3, MPL 2.0, MIT, Apache 2.0

  • GNU AGPLv3 - less permissive than GPLv3, good for ensuring sharing of web service software

  • GNU GPLv3 - good for ensuring updates to distributed software are shared

  • GNU LGPLv4 - more permissive than GPLv3, good for libraries

  • Apache 2.0 - good for compatibility with Apache Software Foundation projects

  • MIT - the most permissive of these, good for libraries or software to gain adoption

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