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== Apertis Free Software Guidelines ==
 
== Apertis Free Software Guidelines ==
  
The canonical source of informations regarding Licensing is [http://designs.apertis.org/latest/license-expectations.html APERTIS license expectations].
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Apertis Guidelines for Licensing are explained in the [http://designs.apertis.org/latest/license-expectations.html APERTIS license expectations].
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This document is the canonical source of informations regarding Licensing in Apertis.
  
 
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In some specific situations, Apertis has to do some exceptions that are documented in the [http://designs.apertis.org/latest/license-exceptions.html APERTIS license exceptions].
For each APERTIS release, the following component exists in the repository:
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* development
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* hmi
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* proprietary
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* sdk
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* target
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The license expectations for each of those components are defined below.
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=== target ===
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Packages in this component are intended to reach final customers
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hardware. As a general rule, this component must not contain GPL v3 software.
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In specific situation, this component can contain GPL v3 software listed as
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exception if it does not reach the final customer device.
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=== hmi ===
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Packages in this component are intended to reach final customers
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hardware. As a general rule, this component must not contain GPL v3 software.
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In specific situation, this component can contain GPL v3 software listed as
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exception if it does not reach the final customer device.
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=== sdk ===
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Packages in this component are only intended to be used on developer machines.
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They are not intended to reach final customers. For this reason, this component
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can contain GPL v3 software if they are listed as exception.
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=== development ===
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Packages in this component can reach the target device for development use case.
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They are not intended to reach final customers. For this reason, this component
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can contain GPL v3 software if they are listed as exception.
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=== proprietary ===
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Packages in this component are intended to reach final customers hardware. The
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OEM is responsible to ensure the license of the packages in this component are
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suitable for distribution.
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== Resources ==
 
== Resources ==

Revision as of 10:53, 16 May 2019

Apertis Free Software Guidelines

Apertis Guidelines for Licensing are explained in the APERTIS license expectations. This document is the canonical source of informations regarding Licensing in Apertis.

In some specific situations, Apertis has to do some exceptions that are documented in the APERTIS license exceptions.

Resources

APERTIS license expectations in HTML format

APERTIS license expectations in PDF format

Guidelines/Licensing: Licensing guidelines for packaging

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