CPAN modules in commercial programs

Discussion in 'Perl Misc' started by Shiraz, Dec 1, 2006.

  1. Shiraz

    Shiraz Guest

    can anyone point me to a resource or explain the requirements or
    conditions that exists if one wants to use a module from CPAN in a
    commercial software that i am going to sell.
    Shiraz, Dec 1, 2006
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  2. Shiraz

    Ben Morrow Guest

    Quoth Sherm Pendley <>:
    > "Shiraz" <> writes:
    >
    > > can anyone point me to a resource or explain the requirements or
    > > conditions that exists if one wants to use a module from CPAN in a
    > > commercial software that i am going to sell.

    >
    > In theory, CPAN modules are licensed independently according to whatever
    > terms each module's author decides for themselves.
    >
    > In practice, every module I'm aware of is licensed under the same terms
    > as Perl itself - i.e. either GPL or Artistic License, your choice.


    There are others: for instance, Locale::Maketext::Simple by Audrey Tang
    is distributed under the MIT license.

    Ben

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    Ben Morrow, Dec 1, 2006
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