Medium Licence Examples

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  Provides copyright protection Can be used in commercial applications Copyfree Provides explicit patent licence Can be used in proprietary solutions Copyleft Additional notes
Common Development and Distribution License 1.0 (CDDL) Yes Yes No Yes Yes Limited
(original files only)
Produced by Sun Microsystems

Based on the Mozilla Public License (v1.1)
Common Public License 1.0 (CPL) Yes Yes No Yes Yes Weak Used by some Microsoft projects on SourceForge

Allows non-CPL-licensed software to link to a library under CPL without requiring the linked source code to be made available to the licensee
Eclipse Public License 1.0 (EPL) Yes Yes No Yes Yes Weak Based on the Common Public License
GNU Lesser General Public License 2.1 (LGPLv2.1) Yes Yes No No Yes Weak  
GNU Lesser General Public License 3.0 (LGPLv3) Yes Yes No No Yes Weak Based on the GNU General Public License 3.0
Mozilla Public License 2.0 (MPL) Yes Yes No Yes Yes Limited
(original files only)