Code Licenses

Overview

If you have been working with code for a while, you’ve probably come across licensing, and terms like “Free as in Speech”, or “Free as in Beer”. What does it all mean?

The BSD 3-Clause License

URL: http://opensource.org/licenses/BSD-3-Clause

GPL

URL: http://www.gnu.org/licenses/gpl.html

The GNU General Public License (or GPL) is a license maintained by the Free Software Foundation.

GPLv3

URL: http://www.gnu.org/licenses/quick-guide-gplv3.html

This is the most recent version of the GPL license (as of July 2013).

Posted: July 10th, 2013 at 9:52 am