Unlimited License Agreement Wiki

- October 13, 2021

This section lists some scripts that can be run to display (some) of the components that need to be licensed: select the character string that the package best describes. Freeware refers to software that, as a whole, can be released for free in binary form, but is not under a free or open source license (access to the source code is limited). Shareware refers to software of which only a subordinate part can be redistributed free of charge; Access to the full package requires payment to the copyright owner or any other body. Owner refers to software for which no distribution without payment is allowed. It should be used for restricted packages that are included under an agreement negotiated between ROSA Linux and the copyright owner. For all non-free packages, the full text of the license should be included in the package. The main sections and Contrib only accept software under a free/open source license. This is considered the set of licenses accepted by the Free Software Foundation as “free software licenses”, and all licenses accepted by the Open Source Initiative as “open source licenses” and any license that actually corresponds to one of these licenses (it uses another language, but the provisions are the same). Here you will find a list of FSF approved licenses: all licenses listed under “GPL Compatible Free Software Licenses” and “GPL Compatible Free Software Licenses” are acceptable. Here you will find a list of licenses approved by the OSI. These are software licenses that are not suitable for Fedora.

Nothing at Fedora is allowed to use these licenses. They are either inexperienced or obsolete. Oracle Unlimited License Agreement (ULA) is an agreement in which a company pays a single prior fee to obtain as many licenses for a number of Oracle products over a fixed period of time as it wishes. For example, you can purchase an ASFU license from SAP AG to use Oracle with the SAP/R3 system. This license would then be specific to the application and cannot be used for anything else if renewed with the application provider The list of acceptable and unacceptable licenses for the main and contrib repositories is available on the ROSA License List page. Fedora has a separate set of licensing policies that detail how a package`s license should be saved in the RPM specification file. Two popular categories of software under copyright, and therefore with licenses that confer specific rights on the licensee, are proprietary software and free and open source software (FOSS). The obvious conceptual difference between the two is the granting of rights to modify and reuse a software product acquired by a customer: foss software grants both rights to the customer and therefore groups the editable source code with the software (“open source”) while proprietary software is generally not licensed and therefore hides the source code (“Closed Source”). All initial Fedora contributions are subject to the Fedora Project Contributor Agreement (FPCA). . .

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