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    Apache License

    Read the article at https://edtechbooks.org/-EQzq


    This license is more extensive than the BSD and MIT licenses, with some interesting considerations, such as patents and trademarks. One quarter of Google code projects boast Apache licenses, including Android OS.

    Key Points

    Discussion Questions

    1. Why would a person choose the Apache License over MIT, BSD or GPL?
    2. How is the Apache License different from the MIT, BSD and GPL licenses?

    Additional Resources

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

    Berkeley Software Distribution. (2014) https://edtechbooks.org/-HVhd

    MIT License. (2014) https://edtechbooks.org/-Zxv

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