ANTLR Software Rights Notice (ANTLR-PD)

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Quick Summary

An older license used for ANTLR software which puts any software using this license in the public domain. Later, ANTLR developers switched to using a BSD license. This demonstrates the flexibility and simplicity of BSD licenses. 

  • Can
  • Commercial Use
    Describes the ability to use the software for commercial purposes.
  • Modify
    Describes the ability to modify the software and create derivatives.
  • Distribute
    Describes the ability to distribute original or modified (derivative) works.
  • Place Warranty
    Describes the ability to place warranty on the software licensed.

  • Cannot

  • Must
  • Give Credit
    Although you aren't legally bound to, you should credit the ANTLR developers somewhere in your source code.


Full License Text

NTLR 2 License

We reserve no legal rights to the ANTLR--it is fully in the public domain. An individual or company may do whatever they wish with source code distributed with ANTLR or the code generated by ANTLR, including the incorporation of ANTLR, or its output, into commerical software.

We encourage users to develop software with ANTLR. However, we do ask that credit is given to us for developing ANTLR. By "credit", we mean that if you use ANTLR or incorporate any source code into one of your programs (commercial product, research project, or otherwise) that you acknowledge this fact somewhere in the documentation, research report, etc... If you like ANTLR and have developed a nice tool with the output, please mention that you developed it using ANTLR. In addition, we ask that the headers remain intact in our source code. As long as these guidelines are kept, we expect to continue enhancing this system and expect to make other tools available as they are completed.


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