License Proliferation - Compatible Licenses

Compatible Licenses

The Free Software Foundation (FSF) who maintains the GNU General Public License (GPL) also maintains a list of the licenses that are compatible with the GPL. Another popular FOSS license is the Apache License. The Apache Foundation has a page discussing the fact that the Apache License is listed compatible with the GPLv3 but only one way — Apache software can be included in GPLv3 software but not vice versa.

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