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BSD

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    Licenses
    Overview
    BSD
    Open Source
    Apache
    GPL
    LGPL
    MIT
    Public domain
    Proprietary
    BIG

    BSD licenses are a family of permissive free software licenses, imposing minimal restrictions on the redistribution of covered software. This is in contrast to copyleft licenses like the GPL, which have reciprocity share-alike requirements. The original BSD license was used for its namesake, the Berkeley Software Distribution (BSD), a Unix-like operating system. The original version has since been revised and its descendants are more properly termed modified BSD licenses.

    See the Wikipedia article on BSD licenses for more information.