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OpenLR™ licenses

OpenLR™ is made available on the basis of "copyleft" principle. This enables programmers to contribute, improving and maintaining the "open standard". The OpenLR™ reference implementation as well as the tools MapViewer and OTK are licensed under the Apache v2.0.

The foundations of selected Software Licensing Model are:

The source code is published "as is", so no warranty is given by any of the initiators or contributors to the initiative to any user of the code.

The license to partners asserting patents is withdrawn. The license is subject to a non-assertion clause.

Whitepaper license

The OpenLR™ whitepaper and the reference implementation of the OpenLR™ system are published under common open source licenses.

The OpenLR™ whitepaper is licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution-No Derivative Works 3.0 Unported License. To view a copy of this license, visit http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nd/3.0/ or send a letter to Creative Commons, 171 Second Street, Suite 300, San Francisco, California 94105, USA.

The license text can also be downloaded as a PDF document or can be accessed online.

Software license

The OpenLR™ reference implementation as well as the tools MapViewer and OTK are free software; you can redistribute it and/or modify it under the terms of the Apache v2.0 license and the extra condition for OpenLR.

The license text can also be downloaded as a PDF document or can be accessed online.