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Config::Model::models::Dpkg::Copyright::GlobalLicense - Configuration class Dpkg::Copyright::GlobalLicense


Configuration classes used by Config::Model

Elements ^


The Copyright and License fields in the header paragraph may complement but do not replace the files paragraphs. They can be used to summarise the contributions and redistribution terms for the whole package, for instance when a work combines a permissive and a copyleft license, or to document a compilation copyright and license. It is possible to use only License in the header paragraph, but Copyright alone makes no sense.Optional. Type uniline.

Here are some explanations on the possible values:


Apache license. For versions, consult the Apache_Software_Foundation.


Artistic license. For versions, consult the Perl_Foundation


Berkeley software distribution license, 2-clause version


Berkeley software distribution license, 3-clause version


Berkeley software distribution license, 4-clause version


Creative Commons Attribution license


Creative Commons Attribution Non-Commercial


Creative Commons Attribution Non-Commercial No Derivatives


Creative Commons Attribution Non-Commercial Share Alike


Creative Commons Attribution No Derivatives


Creative Commons Attribution Share Alike license


Creative Commons Universal waiver


Common Development and Distribution License. For versions, consult Sun Microsystems.


IBM Common Public License. For versions, consult the IBM_Common_Public License_(CPL)_Frequently_asked_questions.


The Eiffel Forum License. For versions, consult the Open_Source_Initiative


The Expat license


FreeBSD Project license


GNU Free Documentation License


GNU Free Documentation License, with no invariant sections


GNU General Public License


Internet_Software_Consortium's license, sometimes also known as the OpenBSD License


GNU Lesser General Public License, (GNU Library General Public License for versions lower than 2.1)


LaTeX Project Public License


Mozilla Public License. For versions, consult


Perl license (equates to "GPL-1+ or Artistic-1")


Python Software Foundation license. For versions, consult the Python_Software Foundation


Q Public License


W3C Software License. For more information, consult the W3C IntellectualRights FAQ and the 20021231 W3C_Software_notice_and_license




Zope Public License. For versions, consult


if left blank here, the file must include a stand-alone License section matching each license short name listed on the first line (see the Standalone License Section section). Otherwise, this field should either include the full text of the license(s) or include a pointer to the license file under /usr/share/common-licenses. This field should include all text needed in order to fulfill both Debian Policy requirement for including a copy of the software distribution license, and any license requirements to include warranty disclaimers or other notices with the binary package. Optional. Type string.



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