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'''GPL''' a acronym for [[GNU]] Gneral Public License., a license for free software.
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The [[GNU]] General Public License, or [[GPL]], is a license for free software. It is under copyright and owned/maintained by the [http://www.fsf.org Free Software Foundation]. The license is designed to ensure that any program using it, or work derived from such a program, will continue to be freely available at no cost.
  
see [http://www.fsf.org/licensing/licenses/gpl.html] for an english version of the GPL.
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See [http://www.fsf.org/licensing/licenses/gpl.html this page at gnu.org] for an english version of the GPL.
  
see [http://www.gnu.org/philosophy/selling.html Richard M. Stallman: Selling free software]
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See [http://www.gnu.org/philosophy/selling.html Richard M. Stallman: Selling free software] for background.
  
[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/GNU_General_Public_License Wikipedia entry]
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See the [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/GNU_General_Public_License Wikipedia entry on the GPL] for more information.
  
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Revision as of 17:21, 21 September 2014

The GNU General Public License, or GPL, is a license for free software. It is under copyright and owned/maintained by the Free Software Foundation. The license is designed to ensure that any program using it, or work derived from such a program, will continue to be freely available at no cost.

See this page at gnu.org for an english version of the GPL.

See Richard M. Stallman: Selling free software for background.

See the Wikipedia entry on the GPL for more information.