|| ||Jim Fulton <jim-AT-zope.com>|
|| ||zope-dev-AT-zope.org, zope3-dev-AT-zope.org|
|| ||[Zope-dev] Announce: Reusable Zope Public License 2.1|
|| ||Sat, 15 May 2004 14:13:41 -0400|
We have updated the Zope Public License (ZPL) to revision 2.1. ZPL 2.1
is reusable. It supports having a consistent license for Zope and
third-party products without requiring 3rd-party developers to assign
copyright to Zope Corporation.
It is important that add-on products for Zope be released under the
ZPL. Why? Two reasons:
* The ZPL is a flexible license that supports both commercial and
non-commercial use of the software.
* If Zope add-on products are released under the ZPL, then users
of Zope and the add-on products only have one license to worry
about. Keeping track of many different licenses is a burden to
For more information, see: http://www.zope.org/Resources/License
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