Sleepycat License

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Sleepycat License
Publisher Sleepycat Software
DFSG compatible Yes[1]
FSF approved Yes[2]
OSI approved Yes[3]
GPL compatible Yes[2]
Copyleft Yes

The Sleepycat License (sometimes referred to as Berkeley Database License or the Sleepycat Public License) is a copyleft free software license used by Oracle Corporation for the open-source editions of Berkeley DB, Berkeley DB Java Edition and Berkeley DB XML embedded database products older than version 6.0.20. (Starting with version 6.0.20, the open-source editions are instead licensed under the GNU AGPL v3.)

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  1. ^ "License information". The Debian Project. Software in the Public Interest (published 2017-07-12). 1997–2017. Archived from the original on 2017-07-20. Retrieved 2017-07-20. ... This page presents the opinion of some debian-legal contributors on how certain licenses follow the Debian Free Software Guidelines (DFSG). ... Licenses currently found in Debian main include:
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    • Sleepycat License
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  2. ^ a b "Various Licenses and Comments about Them". The GNU Project. Free Software Foundation (published 2017-04-04). 2014–2017. Berkeley Database License (a.k.a. the Sleepycat Software Product License). Archived from the original on 2017-07-20. Retrieved 2017-07-20. ... This is a free software license, compatible with the GNU GPL. ... 
  3. ^ "Licenses by Name". Open Source Initiative. n.d. Archived from the original on 2017-07-20. Retrieved 2017-07-20. ... The following licenses have been approved by the OSI. ...
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    • Sleepycat License (Sleepycat)
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