- The Berkeley Software Distribution (BSD) license is an open source SW license that does not require the source code of the SW to be released.
This BSD license is less restrictive than the GPL and LGPL because it does not require the source code to be released.
Therefore, even if a new program is developed using OASIS source code, the source code of the new program can be released without applying a license other than BSD.
The main contents are summarized as follows.
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② Unlimited use is allowed in commercial software, because it does not require the disclosure of the source code for the modification program.
Copyright Display and obligations
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