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Open Source ABCs: License

Welcome to our #100DaysOfOSS series. Until October 31, we'll be doing Open Source Software (OSS) terms from A to Z. We'll be diving into a different letter of the English alphabet, uncovering OSS concepts, and sharing our thoughts on them.

Today, we're covering the letter "L" for License.

License: Open-source projects often operate under specific licenses, such as the GNU General Public License (GPL) or the MIT License. These licenses define the terms and conditions under which the software can be used, modified, and distributed. There are a lot of types of licenses out there, so if you want to learn more, check out this resource.

Now, we want to hear from you! What other OSS terms can you think of that start with the letter "L"?

Remember to use the hashtag #100DaysOfOSS if you share on social media, and don't forget to tag us @saucedopen so we can follow along.

Top comments (2)

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Divyansh Singh helped me learn a lot about licenses too.

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Chinwenma Okorie • Edited

linter; is an open source tool used for checking source code, identifying and highlighting code errors, or even potential issues