== MySQL ==
The Debian package of MySQL was first debianzed on 1997-04-12 by Christian
Schwarz and ist maintained since 1999-04-20 by
Christian Hammers .
It can be downloaded from http://www.mysql.com/
According to the file "COPYING" all parts of this package are licenced
under the terms of the GNU GPL Version 2 of which a copy is available
To allow free software with other licences than the GPL to link against the
shared library, special terms for "derived works" are defined in the file
"EXCEPTIONS-CLIENT" which is quoted below.
More information can be found on http://www.mysql.com/company/legal/licensing/
The manual had to be removed as it is not free in the sense of the
Debian Free Software Guidelines (DFSG).
> Appendix I MySQL FLOSS License Exception
> Version 0.3, 10 February 2005
> The MySQL AB Exception for Free/Libre and Open Source Software-only
> Applications Using MySQL Client Libraries (the "FLOSS Exception").
> Exception Intent
> We want specified Free/Libre and Open Source Software ("FLOSS")
> applications to be able to use specified GPL-licensed MySQL client
> libraries (the "Program") despite the fact that not all FLOSS licenses
> are compatible with version 2 of the GNU General Public License (the
> Legal Terms and Conditions
> As a special exception to the terms and conditions of version 2.0 of the
> 1. You are free to distribute a Derivative Work that is formed
> entirely from the Program and one or more works (each, a "FLOSS
> Work") licensed under one or more of the licenses listed below in
> section 1, as long as:
> a. You obey the GPL in all respects for the Program and the
> Derivative Work, except for identifiable sections of the
> Derivative Work which are not derived from the Program, and
> which can reasonably be considered independent and separate
> works in themselves,
> b. all identifiable sections of the Derivative Work which are not
> derived from the Program, and which can reasonably be
> considered independent and separate works in themselves,
> are distributed subject to one of the FLOSS licenses
> listed below, and
> the object code or executable form of those sections are
> accompanied by the complete corresponding
> machine-readable source code for those sections on the
> same medium and under the same FLOSS license as the
> corresponding object code or executable forms of those
> sections, and
> c. any works which are aggregated with the Program or with a
> Derivative Work on a volume of a storage or distribution
> medium in accordance with the GPL, can reasonably be
> considered independent and separate works in themselves which
> are not derivatives of either the Program, a Derivative Work
> or a FLOSS Work.
> If the above conditions are not met, then the Program may only be
> copied, modified, distributed or used under the terms and
> conditions of the GPL or another valid licensing option from MySQL
> 2. FLOSS License List
> *License name* *Version(s)/Copyright Date*
> Academic Free License 2.0
> Apache Software License 1.0/1.1/2.0
> Apple Public Source License 2.0
> Artistic license From Perl 5.8.0
> BSD license "July 22 1999"
> Common Public License 1.0
> GNU Library or "Lesser" General Public 2.0/2.1
> License (LGPL)
> Jabber Open Source License 1.0
> MIT license -
> Mozilla Public License (MPL) 1.0/1.1
> Open Software License 2.0
> OpenSSL license (with original SSLeay "2003" ("1998")
> PHP License 3.0
> Python license (CNRI Python License) -
> Python Software Foundation License 2.1.1
> Sleepycat License "1999"
> W3C License "2001"
> X11 License "2001"
> Zlib/libpng License -
> Zope Public License 2.0
> Due to the many variants of some of the above licenses, we require
> that any version follow the 2003 version of the Free Software
> Foundation's Free Software Definition
> (`http://www.gnu.org/philosophy/free-sw.html') or version 1.9 of
> the Open Source Definition by the Open Source Initiative
> 3. Definitions
> a. Terms used, but not defined, herein shall have the meaning
> provided in the GPL.
> b. Derivative Work means a derivative work under copyright law.
> 4. Applicability This FLOSS Exception applies to all Programs that
> contain a notice placed by MySQL AB saying that the Program may be
> distributed under the terms of this FLOSS Exception. If you
> create or distribute a work which is a Derivative Work of both the
> Program and any other work licensed under the GPL, then this FLOSS
> Exception is not available for that work; thus, you must remove
> the FLOSS Exception notice from that work and comply with the GPL
> in all respects, including by retaining all GPL notices. You may
> choose to redistribute a copy of the Program exclusively under the
> terms of the GPL by removing the FLOSS Exception notice from that
> copy of the Program, provided that the copy has never been
> modified by you or any third party.
== innotop ==
Author: Baron Schwartz
> This software is dual licensed, either GPL version 2 or Artistic License.
> This package is free software; you can redistribute it and/or modify
> it under the terms of the GNU General Public License as published by
> the Free Software Foundation; either version 2 of the License, or
> (at your option) any later version.
> This package is distributed in the hope that it will be useful,
> but WITHOUT ANY WARRANTY; without even the implied warranty of
> MERCHANTABILITY or FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE. See the
> GNU General Public License for more details.
> You should have received a copy of the GNU General Public License
> along with this package; if not, write to the Free Software
> Foundation, Inc., 51 Franklin St, Fifth Floor, Boston, MA 02110-1301 USA
On Debian systems, the complete text of the GNU General Public License and the
Artistic License can be found in `/usr/share/common-licenses/'.
The upstream author explained here: http://bugs.gentoo.org/show_bug.cgi?id=14760
that these licenses also apply to the following files: