Apache License

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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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