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BSD License

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Background

BSD – Berkeley Software Distribution license. The original BSD license is Free Software Foundation/GPL compatible, but the modified versions are not because of advertising clauses.

Key Points

Discussion Questions

  1. Why would a person choose the BSD over the GPL?
  2. How does BSD contrast from GPL?
  3. What differentiates BSD from other licenses?

Additional Resources

Free Software Foundation (2014). gnu.org. Retrieved from https://edtechbooks.org/-eABG

Permissive Free Software License (2014). Wikipedia. Retrieved from https://edtechbooks.org/-sxGd

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