Why does MIT GPL need dual license?
So, why not just license everything with the MIT license then? Well, the reason is that there are open source developers who want to create derivatives that will remain free if someone else decides to make a further derivative of their work. Hence, they would choose the GPL license.
What is dual-licensing model?
Put simply, dual-licensing describes a situation where the same piece of software can be obtained under two different software licences. Usually one of these licences is an OSI-approved open source licence and the other is a proprietary licence.
What is GPL v3 license?
GPL v3 License: The Basics Like the GPL v2, GPL 3 is a strong copyleft license, meaning that any copy or modification of the original code must also be released under the GPL v3. In other words, you can take the GPL 3’d code, add to it or make major changes, then distribute your version.
Can I sell GPLv3?
4. Can you sell GPL software/code? Yes, the GPL license allows users to sell the original as well as the modified software.
What does dually licensed mean?
Dually licensed means holding concurrently at least one license type and class in life or health line of business, and at least one license type and class in property or casualty line of business.
Is Lgpl a copyleft?
And like the others, it’s a copyleft license. But unlike the GPLs and AGPL, the LGPL is what’s known as a “weak copyleft” license. This type of license straddles the line between strong copyleft licenses (such as the GPLs) and permissive licenses like the MIT or BSD licenses.
What is a multi use license?
Multi-User License means a license that is valid for an arbitrary number of installations on an arbitrary number of computers which are all located at one single physical site of a company or institution.
What is separately licensed code?
Separately Licensed Code means software developed by third parties that may accompany the Software but is separately licensed directly by such third parties to the customer (such as third-party operating systems).
Can you resell GPL?
Yes, the GPL allows everyone to do this. The right to sell copies is part of the definition of free software. Except in one special situation, there is no limit on what price you can charge. (The one exception is the required written offer to provide source code that must accompany binary-only release.)
Can I use GPL 3.0 license in commercial software?
You can license your commercial application under the GPLv3 license as long as you comply with the terms of the GPLv3 license. You may discover, however that these terms do not work so well in your favor, since one of the terms prevents you from adding restrictions to the license.
Can I modify GPLV3 code?
A GPL-3.0 project may contain sources with more permissive licenses that can be sublicensed to GPL-3.0 like MIT or GPL-2.0+ (but not GPL-2.0!). That license applies to those sources only. You can upgrade them when you modify them if you wish.
Can I use GPLV2 in commercial software?
There is no field of use restriction in the GPLv2 – users are free to use if however they like, including for commercial purposes.