Mozilla Public License
Free and open-source weak copyleft license for most Mozilla Foundation software such as Firefox and Thunderbird The MPL license is developed and maintained by Mozilla, which seeks to balance the concerns of both open-source and proprietary developers; it is distinguished from others as a middle ground between the permissive software BSD-style licenses and the General Public License.- Mozilla Public License
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Software development kit for the development and deployment of cross-platform rich web applications based on the Adobe Flash platform.
The Flex 3 SDK was released under the MPL-1.1 license in 2008.
The Common Development and Distribution License (CDDL) is a free and open-source software license, produced by Sun Microsystems, based on the Mozilla Public License (MPL).
Practice of granting the right to freely distribute and modify intellectual property with the requirement that the same rights be preserved in derivative works created from that property.
Notable copyleft licenses include the GNU General Public License (GPL), originally written by Richard Stallman, which was the first software copyleft license to see extensive use, the Mozilla Public License, the Free Art License and the Creative Commons share-alike license condition, the last two of which being intended for other forms of intellectual and artistic work, such as documents and pictures.
Applied in open-source software development when software licenses of software modules are incompatible and are required to be compatible for a greater combined work.
The source code of Netscape's Communicator 4.0 browser was originally released in 1998 under the Netscape Public License/Mozilla Public License but was criticised by the FSF and OSI for being incompatible.
Legal framework that allows for pieces of software with different software licenses to be distributed together.
For example, software that combined code released under version 1.1 of the Mozilla Public License (MPL) with code under the GNU General Public License (GPL) could not be distributed without violating one of the terms of the licenses; this despite both licenses being approved by both the Open Source Initiative and the Free Software Foundation.
Practice of distributing software under two or more different sets of terms and conditions.
Examples include the source code of Mozilla Application Suite and previously Mozilla Thunderbird and Mozilla Firefox, that have used tri-licensing under the Mozilla Public License (MPL) 1.1, GNU General Public License (GPL) 2.0 or GNU Lesser General Public License (LGPL) 2.1 before the latter upgraded to GPL-compatible MPL 2.0, making the tri-licensing unnecessary.
Free and open-source web browser developed by the Mozilla Foundation and its subsidiary, the Mozilla Corporation.
Firefox source code is free software, with most of it being released under the Mozilla Public License (MPL) version 2.0.
Open-source SQL relational database management system that "runs on Linux, Microsoft Windows, macOS and several Unix platforms".
The Firebird database engine and its modules are released under an open-source license, the Initial Developer's Public License (IDPL), a variant of the Mozilla Public License (MPL) version 1.1.
Executive Chairwoman and CEO of the Mozilla Foundation and of Mozilla Corporation, a subsidiary of the Mozilla Foundation that coordinates development of the open source Mozilla Internet applications, including the Mozilla Firefox web browser.
She was involved with the Mozilla project from the outset, writing both the Netscape Public License and the Mozilla Public License.
Open-source message-broker software that originally implemented the Advanced Message Queuing Protocol (AMQP) and has since been extended with a plug-in architecture to support Streaming Text Oriented Messaging Protocol (STOMP), MQ Telemetry Transport (MQTT), and other protocols.
The source code is released under the Mozilla Public License.