License groups/OSI-APPROVED

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Open source licenses approved by the Open Source Initiative [1].

Gentoo OSI Comment
0BSD Zero-Clause BSD (0BSD)
AFL-3.0 Academic Free License 3.0 (AFL-3.0)
AGPL-3 AGPL-3+ GNU Affero General Public License v3 (AGPL-3.0)
Apache-1.1 Apache Software License
Apache-2.0 Apache License 2.0 (Apache-2.0)
APL-1.0 Adaptive Public License (APL-1.0)
APSL-2 Apple Public Source License (APSL-2.0)
Artistic Artistic License 1.0 (Artistic-1.0)

Artistic License (Perl) 1.0

Includes both the original Artistic License and the

license distributed with Perl which are OSI-approved.

FSF lists these as non-free: [2]

Artistic-2 Artistic license 2.0 (Artistic-2.0)
Boost-1.0 Boost Software License (BSL-1.0)
BSD BSD 3-Clause “New” or “Revised” License (BSD-3-Clause)
BSD-2 BSD 2-Clause “Simplified” or “FreeBSD” License (BSD-2-Clause)
CDDL Common Development and Distribution License 1.0 (CDDL-1.0)
CNRI CNRI Python license (CNRI portion of Python License)
CPAL-1.0 Common Public Attribution License 1.0 (CPAL-1.0)
CPL-1.0 Common Public License 1.0
ECL-2.0 Educational Community License, Version 2.0 (ECL-2.0)
EPL-1.0 Eclipse Public License 1.0 (EPL-1.0)
EPL-2.0 Eclipse Public License version 2.0
EUPL-1.1 European Union Public License, Version 1.1 (EUPL-1.1)
EUPL-1.2 European Union Public License, version 1.2 (EUPL-1.2)
GPL-1+ Includes GPL-2 and GPL-3 which are OSI-approved.
GPL-2 GPL-2+ GNU General Public License version 2.0 (GPL-2.0)
GPL-3 GPL-3+ GNU General Public License version 3.0 (GPL-3.0)
HPND Historical Permission Notice and Disclaimer (HPND)
IBM IBM Public License 1.0 (IPL-1.0)
IPAfont IPA Font License (IPA)
ISC ISC License (ISC)
LGPL-2+ Includes LGPL-2.1 and LGPL-3 which are OSI-approved.
LGPL-2.1 LGPL-2.1+ GNU Library or “Lesser” General Public License version 2.1 (LGPL-2.1)
LGPL-3 LGPL-3+ GNU Library or “Lesser” General Public License version 3.0 (LGPL-3.0)
LPPL-1.3c LaTeX Project Public License 1.3c (LPPL-1.3c)
MirOS MirOS License (MirOS)
MIT MIT license (MIT)
MIT-0 MIT No Attribution License
MPL-1.0 Mozilla Public License 1.0
MPL-1.1 Mozilla Public License 1.1 (MPL-1.1)
MPL-2.0 Mozilla Public License 2.0 (MPL-2.0)
Ms-PL Microsoft Public License (Ms-PL)
Ms-RL Microsoft Reciprocal License (Ms-RL)
nethack Nethack General Public License (NGPL)
NOSA NASA Open Source Agreement 1.3 (NASA 1.3) FSF lists this as non-free: [3]
OFL-1.1 Open Font License 1.1 (OFL 1.1)
OSL-2.1 Open Software License 2.1 (OSL-2.1)
PHP-3 PHP-3.01 PHP License 3.0 (PHP-3.0)
POSTGRESQL The PostgreSQL License (PostgreSQL)
PSF-2 Python License (Python-2.0) (overall Python license)
QPL-1.0 Q Public License (QPL-1.0)
Sleepycat Sleepycat License (Sleepycat) bug #300426
Unicode-DFS-2016 Unicode, Inc. License Agreement – Data Files and Software
UoI-NCSA University of Illinois/NCSA Open Source License (NCSA)
W3C W3C License
Watcom-1.0 The Sybase Open Source Licence (Watcom-1.0) FSF lists this as non-free: [4]
wxWinLL-3 wxWindows Library License (WXwindows)
ZLIB zlib/libpng license (Zlib)
ZPL Zope Public License 2.0 (ZPL-2.0)