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Licensing provies a list of software licenses that are considered 'free and open source software' (FOSS), and a GPL license compatibility matrix.

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Open Source Software Licenses

This list is not intended to be all inclusive, there are surely other licenses out there which are not listed here. If you have a question about a license listed here, or if a license of relevance to you is not listed here, please contact us at support@risingtidesystems.com.

(contents copied from https://fedoraproject.org/wiki/Licensing:Main?rd=Licensing#Good_Licenses)

Full Name Short Name FSF Free? GPLv2 Compat? GPLv3 Compat? Upstream URL
3dfx Glide License Glide Yes NO NO http://www.users.on.net/~triforce/glidexp/COPYING.txt
4Suite Copyright License ASL 1.1 Yes NO NO http://4suite.org/COPYRIGHT
Abstyles License Abstyles Yes NO NO https://fedoraproject.org/wiki/Licensing/Abstyles
Academic Free License AFL Yes NO NO http://opensource.org/licenses/afl-3.0.php
Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences BSD AMPAS BSD Yes NO NO https://fedoraproject.org/wiki/Licensing/BSD#AMPASBSD
Adobe Systems Incorporated Source Code License Agreement Adobe Yes Yes Yes https://fedoraproject.org/wiki/Licensing/AdobeLicense
Adobe Glyph List License MIT Yes Yes Yes https://fedoraproject.org/wiki/Licensing/MIT#AdobeGlyph
Affero General Public License 1.0 AGPLv1 Yes NO http://www.affero.org/oagpl.html
Affero General Public License 3.0 AGPLv3 Yes NO Sortof http://www.fsf.org/licensing/licenses/agpl-3.0.html
Affero General Public License 3.0 or later AGPLv3+ Yes NO Sortof http://www.fsf.org/licensing/licenses/agpl-3.0.html
Affero General Public License 3.0 with Zarafa trademark exceptions AGPLv3 with exceptions Yes NO Sortof http://www.zarafa.com/content/affero-gplv3
Amazon Digital Services License ADSL Yes Yes Yes https://fedoraproject.org/wiki/Licensing/AmazonDigitalServicesLicense
AMD's plpa_map.c License AMDPLPA Yes NO NO https://fedoraproject.org/wiki/Licensing/AMD_plpa_map_License
Apache Software License 1.0 ASL 1.0 Yes NO NO http://www.apache.org/licenses/LICENSE-1.0
Apache Software License 1.1 ASL 1.1 Yes NO NO http://www.apache.org/licenses/LICENSE-1.1
Apache Software License 2.0 ASL 2.0 Yes NO Yes http://www.apache.org/licenses/LICENSE-2.0
Apple MIT License AML Yes Yes Yes https://fedoraproject.org/wiki/Licensing/Apple_MIT_License
Apple Public Source License 2.0 APSL 2.0 Yes NO http://www.opensource.apple.com/apsl/2.0.txt
Artistic (clarified) Artistic clarified Yes Yes Yes https://fedoraproject.org/wiki/Licensing/ArtisticClarified
Artistic 2.0 Artistic 2.0 Yes Yes Yes http://www.perlfoundation.org/artistic_license_2_0
Aspell-ru License ARL Yes NO NO https://fedoraproject.org/wiki/Licensing/AspellRu
Attribution Assurance License AAL Yes NO NO http://opensource.org/licenses/attribution.php
Bahyph License Bahyph Yes NO NO https://fedoraproject.org/wiki/Licensing/Bahyph
Barr License Barr Yes NO NO https://fedoraproject.org/wiki/Licensing/Barr
Beerware License Beerware Yes Yes Yes https://fedoraproject.org/wiki/Licensing/Beerware
BeOpen Open Source License Agreement Version 1 BeOpen Yes NO NO https://fedoraproject.org/wiki/Licensing/BeOpen
Bibtex License Bibtex Yes (but only for tex)NO NO https://fedoraproject.org/wiki/Licensing/Bibtex
BitTorrent License BitTorrent Yes NO NO https://fedoraproject.org/wiki/Licensing/BitTorrent_Open_Source_License
Boost Software License Boost Yes Yes Yes http://www.boost.org/LICENSE_1_0.txt
Borceux license Borceux Yes Yes Yes https://fedoraproject.org/wiki/Licensing/Borceux
BSD License (original) BSD with advertising Yes NO NO https://fedoraproject.org/wiki/Licensing/BSD#BSDwithAdvertising
BSD with attribution BSD with attribution Yes https://fedoraproject.org/wiki/Licensing/BSD_with_Attribution
BSD License (no advertising) BSD Yes Yes Yes https://fedoraproject.org/wiki/Licensing/BSD#3ClauseBSD
BSD License (two clause) BSD Yes Yes Yes https://fedoraproject.org/wiki/Licensing/BSD#2ClauseBSD
BSD Protection License BSD Protection Yes NO NO https://fedoraproject.org/wiki/Licensing/BSD_Protection_License
Computer Associates Trusted Open Source License 1.1 CATOSL YesNO NO http://opensource.org/licenses/ca-tosl1.1.php
CeCILL License v1.1 CeCILL Yes Yes Yes http://www.cecill.info/licences/Licence_CeCILL_V1.1-US.html
CeCILL License v2 CeCILL Yes Yes Yes http://www.cecill.info/licences.en.html
CeCILL-B License CeCILL-B Yes NO NO http://www.cecill.info/licences.en.html
CeCILL-C License CeCILL-C Yes NO NO http://www.cecill.info/licences.en.html
Celtx Public License (CePL) Netscape Yes NO NO http://www.celtx.com/CePL/
CMU License (BSD like) MIT Yes Yes Yes https://fedoraproject.org/wiki/Licensing/MIT
CNRI License (Old Python) CNRI Yes NO NO http://www.handle.net/python_licenses/python1.6_9-5-00.html
Common Development Distribution License CDDL Yes NO NO http://www.opensolaris.org/os/licensing/cddllicense.txt
Common Public License CPL Yes NO NO http://www.eclipse.org/legal/cpl-v10.html
Condor Public License Condor Yes NO http://www.cs.wisc.edu/condor/condor-public-license.html
Copyright Attribution Only Copyright only Yes Yes Yes https://fedoraproject.org/wiki/Licensing/CopyrightOnly
CPAL License 1.0 CPAL Yes NO NO https://www.socialtext.net/open/index.cgi?cpal_license_in_wikitext
Creative Commons BSD BSD Yes Yes Yes http://creativecommons.org/licenses/BSD/
Creative Commons GNU GPL GPLv2+ Yes N/A See Matrix http://creativecommons.org/choose/cc-gpl
Creative Commons GNU LGPL LGPLv2+ Yes See Matrix See Matrix http://creativecommons.org/choose/cc-lgpl
Creative Commons Zero 1.0 Universal CC0 Yes Yes Yes http://creativecommons.org/publicdomain/zero/1.0/legalcode
Crossword License Crossword Yes Yes Yes https://fedoraproject.org/wiki/Licensing/Crossword
Cryptix General License BSD Yes Yes Yes http://www.cryptix.org/LICENSE.TXT
Crystal Stacker License Crystal Stacker Yes Yes Yes https://fedoraproject.org/wiki/Licensing/CrystalStacker
CUA Office Public License Version 1.0 MPLv1.1 Yes Compatible if dual licensed with GPL, otherwise Incompatible http://opensource.org/licenses/cuaoffice.php
diffmark license diffmark Yes Yes Yes https://fedoraproject.org/wiki/Licensing/diffmark
Do What The F*ck You Want To Public License WTFPL Yes Yes Yes https://fedoraproject.org/wiki/Licensing/WTFPL
DOC License DOC Yes Yes Yes http://www.cs.wustl.edu/~schmidt/ACE-copying.html
Dotseqn License Dotseqn Yes NO NO https://fedoraproject.org/wiki/Licensing/Dotseqn
DSDP License DSDP Yes Yes Yes https://fedoraproject.org/wiki/Licensing/DSDP
dvipdfm License dvipdfm Yes NO NO https://fedoraproject.org/wiki/Licensing/dvipdfm
Eclipse Distribution License 1.0 BSD Yes Yes Yes http://www.eclipse.org/org/documents/edl-v10.php
Eclipse Public License 1.0 EPL Yes NO http://www.eclipse.org/legal/epl-v10.html
eCos License v2.0 eCos Yes Yes Yes http://www.fsf.org/licensing/licenses/ecos-license.html
Educational Community License 1.0 ECL 1.0 Yes Yes Yes http://opensource.org/licenses/ecl1.php
Educational Community License 2.0 ECL 2.0 Yes NO Yes http://www.osedu.org/licenses/ECL-2.0/
eGenix.com Public License 1.1.0 eGenix Yes Yes Yes https://fedoraproject.org/wiki/Licensing/eGenix.com_Public_License_1.1.0
Eiffel Forum License 2.0 EFL 2.0 Yes Yes Yes http://www.fsf.org/licensing/licenses/eiffel-forum-license-2.html
enna License MIT Yes Yes Yes https://fedoraproject.org/wiki/Licensing/MIT#enna
Enlightenment License (e16) MIT with advertising Yes NO NO https://fedoraproject.org/wiki/Licensing/MIT_With_Advertising
Entessa Public License Entessa Yes NO NO http://opensource.org/licenses/entessa.php
Erlang Public License 1.1 ERPL Yes NO NO https://fedoraproject.org/wiki/Licensing/ErlangPublicLicense
EU Datagrid Software License EU Datagrid Yes Yes Yes http://www.opensource.org/licenses/eudatagrid.php
European Union Public License 1.1 EUPL 1.1 Yes Yes NO http://ec.europa.eu/idabc/en/document/7774.html
Eurosym License Eurosym Yes NO NO https://fedoraproject.org/wiki/Licensing/Eurosym
Fedora Directory Server License GPLv2 with exceptions Yes Yes Yes http://directory.fedoraproject.org/wiki/GPL_Exception_License_Text
Fair License Fair Yes Yes Yes http://opensource.org/licenses/fair.php
feh License MIT Yes Yes Yes https://fedoraproject.org/wiki/Licensing/MIT#feh
FLTK License LGPLv2 with exceptions Yes Yes Yes http://www.fltk.org/COPYING.php
FreeImage Public License MPLv1.0 Yes NO NO http://freeimage.sourceforge.net/freeimage-license.txt
Freetype License FTL Yes NO Yes http://freetype.fis.uniroma2.it/FTL.TXT
Giftware License Giftware Yes Yes Yes http://www.talula.demon.co.uk/allegro/license.html
GL2PS License GL2PS Yes Yes Yes http://www.geuz.org/gl2ps/COPYING.GL2PS
Glulxe License Glulxe Yes Yes Yes https://fedoraproject.org/wiki/Licensing/Glulxe
GNU General Public License (no version) GPL+ Yes Yes Yes A GPL or LGPL licensed package that lacks any statement of what version that it's licensed under in the source code/program output/accompanying docs is technically licensed under *any* version of the GPL or LGPL, not just the version in whatever COPYING file they include.
GNU General Public License (no version), with Classpath exceptionGPL+ with exceptionsYesYes Yes A GPL or LGPL licensed package that lacks any statement of what version that it's licensed under in the source code/program output/accompanying docs is technically licensed under *any* version of the GPL or LGPL, not just the version in whatever COPYING file they include. And if they manage to grant the Classpath exception without specifying a version, you get this strange beast.
GNU General Public License (no version), with font embedding exceptionGPL+ with exceptionsYesYes Yes A GPL or LGPL licensed package that lacks any statement of what version that it's licensed under in the source code/program output/accompanying docs is technically licensed under *any* version of the GPL or LGPL, not just the version in whatever COPYING file they include. And if they manage to grant the font embedding exception without specifying a version, you get this strange beast.
GNU General Public License v1.0 onlyGPLv1 Yes NO NO http://www.gnu.org/licenses/old-licenses/gpl-1.0.txt
GNU General Public License v1.0 or later GPL+ Yes Yes Yes Note that this is not GPLv1+, because 1+ is the same as any version.
GNU General Public License v2.0 onlyGPLv2 Yes See Matrix See Matrix http://www.gnu.org/licenses/old-licenses/gpl-2.0.html
GNU General Public License v2.0 only, with Classpath exceptionGPLv2 with exceptionsYesYes, if exception is used. Yes, if exception is used. https://fedoraproject.org/wiki/Licensing/GPL_Classpath_Exception
GNU General Public License v2.0 only, with font embedding exceptionGPLv2 with exceptionsYesSee Matrix See Matrix http://www.gnu.org/licenses/gpl-faq.html#FontException
GNU General Public License v2.0 or later GPLv2+ Yes N/A See Matrix http://www.gnu.org/licenses/old-licenses/gpl-2.0.html
GNU General Public License v2.0 or later, with Classpath exceptionGPLv2+ with exceptionsYesYes, if exception is used. Yes, if exception is used. https://fedoraproject.org/wiki/Licensing/GPL_Classpath_Exception
GNU General Public License v2.0 or later, with font embedding exceptionGPLv2+ with exceptionsYesN/ASee Matrix http://www.gnu.org/licenses/gpl-faq.html#FontException
GNU General Public License v3.0 onlyGPLv3 Yes See Matrix N/A http://www.fsf.org/licensing/licenses/gpl.html
GNU General Public License v3.0 only, with Classpath exceptionGPLv3 with exceptionsYesYes, if exception is used. N/Ahttps://fedoraproject.org/wiki/Licensing/GPL_Classpath_Exception
GNU General Public License v3.0 only, with font embedding exceptionGPLv3 with exceptionsYesSee Matrix N/Ahttp://www.gnu.org/licenses/gpl-faq.html#FontException
GNU General Public License v3.0 or laterGPLv3+ Yes See Matrix N/A http://www.fsf.org/licensing/licenses/gpl.html
GNU General Public License v3.0 or later, with Classpath exceptionGPLv3+ with exceptions Yes Yes, if exception is used. N/A https://fedoraproject.org/wiki/Licensing/GPL_Classpath_Exception
GNU General Public License v3.0 or later, with font embedding exceptionGPLv3+ with exceptions Yes See Matrix N/A http://www.gnu.org/licenses/gpl-faq.html#FontException
GNU Lesser General Public License (no version) LGPLv2+ Yes Yes Yes A GPL or LGPL licensed package that lacks any statement of what version that it's licensed under in the source code/program output/accompanying docs is technically licensed under *any* version of the GPL or LGPL, not just the version in whatever COPYING file they include. Note that this is LGPLv2+, not LGPL+, because version 2 was the first version of LGPL. Note that this license was originally referred to as the GNU Library General Public License v2, but all current versions (v2.1 or newer) of the license are correctly known as the GNU Lesser General Public License.
GNU Lesser General Public License v2 (or 2.1) only LGPLv2 Yes See Matrix See Matrix http://www.gnu.org/licenses/old-licenses/lgpl-2.1.html Note that this license was originally referred to as the GNU Library General Public License v2, but all current versions (v2.1 or newer) of the license are correctly known as the GNU Lesser General Public License.
GNU Lesser General Public License v2 (or 2.1), with exceptions LGPLv2 with exceptions Yes See Matrix See Matrix Please be sure that any exceptions are approved by emailing them to legal@lists.fedoraproject.org first.
GNU Lesser General Public License v2 (or 2.1) or later LGPLv2+ Yes See Matrix See Matrix http://www.gnu.org/licenses/old-licenses/lgpl-2.1.html
GNU Lesser General Public License v2 (or 2.1) or later, with exceptions LGPLv2+ with exceptions Yes See Matrix See Matrix Please be sure that any exceptions are approved by emailing them to legal@lists.fedoraproject.org first.
GNU Lesser General Public License v3.0 only LGPLv3 Yes See Matrix See Matrix http://www.fsf.org/licensing/licenses/lgpl.html
GNU Lesser General Public License v3.0 only, with exceptions LGPLv3 with exceptions Yes See Matrix See Matrix Please be sure that any exceptions are approved by emailing them to legal@lists.fedoraproject.org first.
GNU Lesser General Public License v3.0 or later LGPLv3+ Yes See Matrix See Matrix http://www.fsf.org/licensing/licenses/lgpl.html
GNU Lesser General Public License v3.0 or later, with exceptions LGPLv3+ with exceptions Yes See Matrix See Matrix Please be sure that any exceptions are approved by emailing them to legal@lists.fedoraproject.org first.
gnuplot License gnuplot Yes NO NO https://fedoraproject.org/wiki/Licensing/Gnuplot
Haskell Language Report License HaskellReport Yes YesYes https://fedoraproject.org/wiki/Licensing/Haskell_Language_Report_License
Historical Permission Notice and Disclaimer MIT YesYes Yes http://opensource.org/licenses/historical.php
IBM Public License IBM Yes NO NO http://www.opensource.org/licenses/ibmpl.php
iMatix Standard Function Library Agreement iMatix Yes Yes Yes http://legacy.imatix.com/html/sfl/sfl4.htm#license
ImageMagick License ImageMagick Yes Yes Yes http://www.imagemagick.org/script/license.php
Imlib2 License Imlib2 Yes Yes Yes https://fedoraproject.org/wiki/Licensing/Imlib2
Independent JPEG Group License IJG Yes Yes Yes https://fedoraproject.org/wiki/Licensing/IJG
Intel ACPI Software License Agreement Intel ACPI Yes Yes Yes https://fedoraproject.org/wiki/Licensing/Intel_ACPI_Software_License_Agreement
Interbase Public License Interbase Yes NO http://www.borland.com/devsupport/interbase/opensource/IPL.html
ISC License (Bind, DHCP Server) ISC Yes Yes Yes https://www.isc.org/software/license
Jabber Open Source License Jabber Yes NO http://opensource.org/licenses/jabberpl.php
JasPer License JasPer Yes Yes Yes http://www.ece.uvic.ca/~mdadams/jasper/LICENSE
JPython License (old) JPython Yes NO NO http://www.jython.org/license.html
Knuth License Knuth Yes NO NO http://tug.org/TUGboat/Articles/tb11-4/tb30knut.pdf
LaTeX Project Public License LPPL Yes NO http://www.latex-project.org/lppl/lppl-1-3a.txt
Latex2e License Latex2e Yes NO NO https://fedoraproject.org/wiki/Licensing/Latex2e
Lawrence Berkeley National Labs BSD variant license LBNL BSD Yes Yes Yeshttps://fedoraproject.org/wiki/Licensing/LBNLBSD
Lhcyr License Lhcyr Yes NO NO https://fedoraproject.org/wiki/Licensing/Lhcyr
libtiff License libtiff Yes Yes Yes https://fedoraproject.org/wiki/Licensing/libtiff
Lisp Library General Public License LLGPL Yes Yes Yes http://opensource.franz.com/preamble.html
Logica Open Source License Logica Yes Yes Yes http://opensmpp.logica.com/CommonPart/Download/Download.htm
Lucent Public License (Plan9) LPL Yes NO http://plan9.bell-labs.com/plan9dist/license.html
MakeIndex License MakeIndex Yes NO NO https://fedoraproject.org/wiki/Licensing/MakeIndex
mecab-ipadic license mecab-ipadic Yes ? http://www.icot.or.jp/ARCHIVE/terms-and-conditions-for-IFS-J.html
Microsoft Public License MS-PL Yes NO NO http://www.microsoft.com/opensource/licenses.mspx#Ms-PL
Microsoft Reciprocal License MS-RL Yes NO NO http://www.microsoft.com/opensource/licenses.mspx#Ms-RL
MirOS License MirOS Yes Yes Yes http://mirbsd.de/MirOS-Licence
MIT license (also X11) MIT Yes Yes Yes https://fedoraproject.org/wiki/Licensing/MIT
mod_macro License mod_macro Yes NO NO http://www.cri.ensmp.fr/~coelho/mod_macro/mod_macro/LICENSE
Motosoto License Motosoto Yes NO NO http://opensource.org/licenses/motosoto.php
Mozilla Public License v1.0 MPLv1.0 Yes NO NO http://opensource.org/licenses/mozilla1.0.php
Mozilla Public License v1.1 MPLv1.1 Yes Compatible if dual licensed with GPL, otherwise IncompatibleCompatible if dual licensed with GPL, otherwise Incompatiblehttp://www.mozilla.org/MPL/MPL-1.1.html
mpich2 License MIT Yes Yes Yes https://fedoraproject.org/wiki/Licensing/MIT
MX4J License ASL 1.1 Yes NO NO https://fedoraproject.org/wiki/Licensing/MX4J
MySQL License GPLv2 with exceptions Yes ? http://www.mysql.com/company/legal/licensing/foss-exception.html
Naumen Public License Naumen Yes Yes Yes http://opensource.org/licenses/naumen.php
NCSA/University of Illinois Open Source License NCSA Yes Yes Yes http://www.otm.uiuc.edu/faculty/forms/opensource.asp
Neotonic Clearsilver License ASL 1.1 Yes NO NO http://www.clearsilver.net/license.hdf
NetCDF license NetCDF Yes Yes Yes http://www.unidata.ucar.edu/software/netcdf/copyright.html
Nethack General Public License NGPL Yes NO http://opensource.org/licenses/nethack.php
Netizen Open Source License NOSL Yes NO http://bits.netizen.com.au/licenses/NOSL/nosl.txt
Netscape Public License Netscape Yes NO NO http://www.mozilla.org/NPL/NPL-1.0.html
Newmat License Newmat Yes Yes Yes https://fedoraproject.org/wiki/Licensing/Newmat_License
Newsletr License Newsletr Yes Yes Yes https://fedoraproject.org/wiki/Licensing/Newsletr
Nokia Open Source License Nokia Yes NO http://opensource.org/licenses/nokia.html
Noweb License Noweb Yes NO NO https://fedoraproject.org/wiki/Licensing/Noweb
NRL License BSD with advertising Yes NO http://web.mit.edu/network/isakmp/nrllicense.html
Nunit License MIT with advertising Yes NO https://fedoraproject.org/wiki/Licensing/Nunit
OpenLDAP License OpenLDAP Yes Yes Yes http://www.openldap.org/software/release/license.html
Open Market License OML Yes NO NO https://fedoraproject.org/wiki/Licensing/Open_Market_License
OpenPBS License OpenPBS Yes NO NO https://fedoraproject.org/wiki/Licensing/OpenPBS
Open Software License 1.0 OSL 1.0 Yes NO NO http://www.opensource.org/licenses/osl-1.0.txt
Open Software License 1.1 OSL 1.1 Yes NO NO https://fedoraproject.org/wiki/Licensing/OSL1.1
Open Software License 2.0 OSL 2.0 Yes NO NO http://www.nexb.com/license/LICENSE-OSL-2.0.html
Open Software License 2.1 OSL 2.1 Yes NO NO https://fedoraproject.org/wiki/Licensing/OSL2.1
Open Software License 3.0 OSL 3.0 Yes NO NO http://opensource.org/licenses/osl-3.0.php
OpenSSL License OpenSSL Yes NO NO http://www.sdisw.com/openssl.htm
OReilly License OReilly Yes NO NO https://fedoraproject.org/wiki/Licensing/OReilly
Perl License GPL+ or Artistic Yes Yes Yes http://dev.perl.org/licenses/
Perl License (variant) GPLv2 or Artistic Yes Yes NO Some perl packages explicitly state GPLv2, only use this license for those cases
Perl License (variant) GPLv2+ or Artistic Yes Yes Yes Some perl packages explicitly state GPLv2+, only use this license for those cases
Perl License (variant) LGPLv2+ or Artistic Yes Yes Yes Some perl packages explicitly state LGPLv2+ (extremely uncommon), only use this license for those cases
Phorum License Phorum Yes NO http://phorum.org/license.txt
PHP License v3.0 PHP Yes NO NO http://www.php.net/license/3_01.txt
PlainTeX License PlainTeX Yes (only on TeX, see license page)NO NOhttps://fedoraproject.org/wiki/Licensing/PlainTeX
Plexus Classworlds License Plexus Yes NO NO https://fedoraproject.org/wiki/Licensing/Plexus_Classworlds_License
PostgreSQL License PostgreSQL Yes Yes Yes https://fedoraproject.org/wiki/Licensing/PostgreSQL_License
psfrag License psfrag Yes (but only for tex) NONO https://fedoraproject.org/wiki/Licensing/psfrag
psutils License psutils Yes NO NO https://fedoraproject.org/wiki/Licensing/psutils
Public Domain Public Domain Yes Yes Yes Being in the public domain is not a license; rather, it means the material is not copyrighted and no license is needed.
Python License Python Yes Yes Yes http://www.python.org/2.0.1/license.html
Qhull License Qhull Yes Yes Yes https://fedoraproject.org/wiki/Licensing/Qhull
Q Public License QPL Yes NO NO http://doc.trolltech.com/4.0/qpl.html
Qwt License 1.0 LGPLv2+ with exceptions Yes Yes Yes http://qwt.sourceforge.net/qwtlicense.html
QuickFix License ASL 1.1 Yes NO NO http://www.quickfixengine.org/quickfix/doc/html/license.html
Rdisc License Rdisc Yes Yes Yes https://fedoraproject.org/wiki/Licensing/Rdisc_License
RealNetworks Public Source License V1.0 RPSL Yes NO http://www.opensource.org/licenses/real.php
Rice BSD RiceBSD Yes NO NO https://fedoraproject.org/wiki/Licensing/Rice_BSD_License
Romio License Romio Yes YesYeshttps://fedoraproject.org/wiki/Licensing/Romio_License
Rsfs License Rsfs Yes Yes Yes https://fedoraproject.org/wiki/Licensing/Rsfs
Ruby License Ruby Yes Compatible if dual licensed with GPL, otherwise Incompatible http://www.ruby-lang.org/en/LICENSE.txt
Saxpath License Saxpath Yes NO NO https://fedoraproject.org/wiki/Licensing/Saxpath_License
SCEA Shared Source License SCEA Yes NO NO http://research.scea.com/scea_shared_source_license.html
SCRIP License SCRIP Yes Yes Yes https://fedoraproject.org/wiki/Licensing/SCRIP
Sendmail License Sendmail Yes Compatible if Eric Allman, Sendmail Inc. or the University of California is the copyright holderCompatible if Eric Allman, Sendmail Inc. or the University of California is the copyright holderhttp://www.sendmail.org/ftp/LICENSE
SGI Free Software License B 2.0 MIT Yes Yes Yes http://oss.sgi.com/projects/FreeB/SGIFreeSWLicB.2.0.pdf
Sleepycat Software Product License Sleepycat Yes Yes Yes http://www.gnu.org/licenses/info/Sleepycat.html
SLIB License SLIB Yes Yes Yes http://www-swiss.ai.mit.edu/~jaffer/SLIB_COPYING.txt
SNIA Public License 1.1 SNIA Yes NO NO https://fedoraproject.org/wiki/Licensing/SNIA_Public_License
Standard ML of New Jersey License MIT Yes Yes Yes https://fedoraproject.org/wiki/Licensing/MIT
Sun Industry Standards Source License SISSL Yes NO http://www.openoffice.org/licenses/sissl_license.html
Sun Public License SPL Yes NO https://fedoraproject.org/wiki/Licensing/Sun_Public_License
TCL/TK License TCL Yes Yes Yes https://fedoraproject.org/wiki/Licensing/TCL
Teeworlds License Teeworlds Yes Yes Yes https://fedoraproject.org/wiki/Licensing/Teeworlds
Thor Public License TPL Yes Compatible if dual licensed with GPL, otherwise Incompatible https://fedoraproject.org/wiki/Licensing/ThorPublicLicense
Threeparttable License Threeparttable Yes NO NO https://fedoraproject.org/wiki/Licensing/Threeparttable
TMate Open Source License TMate Yes NO NO http://svnkit.com/license.html
TORQUE v2.5+ Software License v1.1 TORQUEv1.1 Yes NO NO https://fedoraproject.org/wiki/Licensing/TORQUEv1.1
Trusster Open Source License TOSL Yes NO NO https://fedoraproject.org/wiki/Licensing/TOSL
Unicode Character Database Terms Of Use UCD Yes Yes Yes https://fedoraproject.org/wiki/Licensing/UCD
Vim License Vim Yes Yes Yes http://vimdoc.sourceforge.net/htmldoc/uganda.html
Vita Nuova Liberal Source License VNLSL Yes NO https://fedoraproject.org/wiki/Licensing/Vita_Nuova_Liberal_Source_License
VOSTROM Public License for Open SourceVOSTROM Yes NO NO https://fedoraproject.org/wiki/Licensing/VOSTROM
Vovida Software License v. 1.0 VSL Yes NO http://opensource.org/licenses/vovidapl.php
W3C Software Notice and License W3C Yes Yes Yes http://www.w3.org/Consortium/Legal/2002/copyright-software-20021231
Webmin License Webmin Yes NO NO https://fedoraproject.org/wiki/Licensing/Webmin
Wsuipa License Wsuipa Yes NO NO https://fedoraproject.org/wiki/Licensing/Wsuipa
wxWidgets Library License wxWidgets Yes Yes Yes http://www.wxwidgets.org/manuals/stable/wx_wxlicense.html
xinetd License xinetd Yes NO https://fedoraproject.org/wiki/Licensing/Xinetd_License
Xerox License Xerox Yes NO NO https://fedoraproject.org/wiki/Licensing/Xerox
XSkat License XSkat Yes NO NO https://fedoraproject.org/wiki/Licensing/XSkat_License
Yahoo Public License v 1.1 YPLv1.1 Yes NO NO http://www.zimbra.com/license/yahoo_public_license_1.1.html
Zed License Zed Yes Yes Yes https://fedoraproject.org/wiki/Licensing/Zed
Zend License v2.0 Zend Yes NO http://www.zend.com/license/2_00.txt
Zope Public License v 1.0 ZPLv1.0 Yes NO NO http://www.zope.org/Resources/ZPL
Zope Public License v 2.0 ZPLv2.0 Yes Yes Yes http://www.zope.org/Resources/ZPL
Zope Public License v 2.1 ZPLv2.1 Yes Yes Yes http://www.zope.org/Resources/ZPL
zlib/libpng License zlib Yes Yes Yes http://www.gzip.org/zlib/zlib_license.html
zlib/libpng License with Acknowledgement zlib with acknowledgement Yes NO NO https://fedoraproject.org/wiki/Licensing/ZlibWithAcknowledgement

GPL compatibility matrix

(contents copied from http://www.fsf.org/licensing/licenses/gpl-faq.html#v2v3Compatibility)

Project License
GPLv2 onlyGPLv2 or laterGPLv3 or laterLGPLv2.1 onlyLGPLv2.1 or laterLGPLv3 or later
Code License GPLv2 only OKOK[1] NOOK if you convert to GPLv2[2] OK if you convert to GPLv2[2][1] NO
GPLv2 or later OK[3] OKOKOK if you convert to GPL[2][3] OK if you convert to GPL[3] OK if you convert to GPLv3[4]
GPLv3 NOOK if you upgrade to GPLv3[5] OKOK if you convert to GPLv3[2] OK if you convert to GPLv3[2][5] OK if you convert to GPLv3[4]
LGPLv2.1 only OK if you convert to GPLv2[2] OK if you convert to GPL[2][1] OK if you convert to GPLv3[2] OK OK[6] OK if you convert to GPLv3[2][4]
LGPLv2.1 or later OK if you convert to GPLv2[3][2] OK if you convert to GPL[2] OK if you convert to GPLv3[2] OK[7] OKOK
LGPLv3 NOOK if you upgrade and convert to GPLv3[4][5] OK if you convert to GPLv3[4] OK if you convert to GPLv3[4] OK if you upgrade to LGPLv3[8] OK
Library License
GPLv2 only OK OK[1] NO OK if you convert to GPLv2[2] OK if you convert to GPLv2[1][2] NO
GPLv2 or later OK[3] OK OK OK if you convert to GPL[2][3] OK if you convert to GPL[2] OK if you convert to GPLv3[4]
GPLv3 NO OK if you upgrade to GPLv3[5] OKOK if you convert to GPLv3[2]OK if you convert to GPLv3[2][5] OK if you convert to GPLv3[4]
LGPLv2.1 only OK OK OK OK OK OK
LGPLv2.1 or later OK OK OK OK OK OK
LGPLv3 NO OK OK OK OK OK

Notes

  1. a b c d e Project must be licensed under GPLv2.1 and cannot use later GPL versions.
  2. a b c d e f g h i j k l m n o p q r The LGPLv2.1 grants permission to re-license under any version of the GPL >GPLv2. Switch the LGPLed code to an appropriate version of the GPL instead (as noted in the table).
  3. a b c d e f Code must adhere to the terms of GPLv2.1, and cannot use later GPL versions.
  4. a b c d e f g h The LGPLv3 grants permission to re-license under GPLv3. Can combine the code if the LGPLed code is converted to GPLv3.
  5. a b c d e If possible, re-release under the GPLv3 or later, and then the code can be incorporated.
  6. Project must be licensed under LGPLv2.1 and cannot use later LGPL versions.
  7. Code must adhere to the terms of LGPLv2.1, and cannot use later LGPL versions.
  8. If possible, re-release code under LGPLv3 or later, and then the code it can be incoprated.

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