Open Source Software definition

Open Source Software means software or similar subject matter that is distributed under an open source license such as (by way of example only) the GNU General Public License, GNU Lesser General Public License, Apache License, Mozilla Public License, BSD License, MIT License, Common Public License, any derivative of any of the foregoing licenses, or any other license approved as an open source license by the Open Source Initiative or as a free software license by the Free Software Foundation.
Open Source Software means software provided under license terms in which the Software source code is made available for a licensee to copy, create derivative works and distribute without any fee or cost.
Open Source Software means any software that is licensed or distributed under Open Source Terms as specified in the Licensed Materials.

Examples of Open Source Software in a sentence

  • The Company and each Subsidiary is in material compliance with all obligations under any Contract pursuant to which the Company or a Subsidiary has obtained the right to use any third party Software, including Open Source Software, that is currently used in the operation of the Company’s business and in particular the Company and its Subsidiaries have purchased a sufficient number of seat licenses or other required permissions or use rights for the Company Systems.

More Definitions of Open Source Software

Open Source Software means any software that is licensed under open source license terms that require as a condition of use, modification or distribution of a work: (1) the making available of source code or other materials preferred for modification, or (2) the granting of permission for creating derivative works, or (3) the reproduction of certain notices or license terms in derivative works or accompanying documentation, or (4) the granting of a royalty- free license to any party under IPR regarding the work or any work that contains, is combined with, requires or otherwise is based on the work.
Open Source Software means software with either freely obtainable source code, license for modification, or permission for free distribution.
Open Source Software means any software, which is, as included with the Software, subject to a license terms and conditions currently listed at xxxx:// or meeting the criteria listed at xxxx:// or which is subject to any similar free or open source license terms.
Open Source Software means any Software that is licensed pursuant to: (a) any license that is a license now or in the future approved by the open source initiative and listed at xxxx://, which licenses include all versions of the GNU General Public License (GPL), the GNU Lesser General Public License (LGPL), the GNU Affero GPL, the MIT license, the Eclipse Public License, the Common Public License, the CDDL, the Mozilla Public License (MPL), the Artistic License, the Netscape Public License, the Sun Community Source License (SCSL), and the Sun Industry Standards License (SISL); or (b) any license to Software that is considered “free” or “open source software” by the open source foundation or the free software foundation.
Open Source Software means open source components embedded in the SOFTWARE and provided under the associated license terms, including, but not limited to, the BSD license , MIT License, and Apache License, which can be found in the LICENSE.txt file provided with the SOFTWARE.
Open Source Software in compliance with all license terms applicable to such Open Source Software; and (ii) neither the Company nor any of its subsidiaries uses or distributes or has used or distributed any Open Source Software in any manner that requires or has required (A) the Company or any of its subsidiaries to permit reverse engineering of any software code or other technology owned by the Company or any of its subsidiaries or (B) any software code or other technology owned by the Company or any of its subsidiaries to be (1) disclosed or distributed in source code form, (2) licensed for the purpose of making derivative works or (3) redistributed at no charge.
Open Source Software means any Software that is distributed (a) as “free software” (as defined by the Free Software Foundation); (b) as “open source software” or pursuant to any license identified as an “open source license” by the Open Source Initiative ( or other license that substantially conforms to the Open Source Definition (; or (c) under a license that requires disclosure of source code or requires derivative works based on such Software to be made publicly available under the same license.