wxWindows Library License (WXwindows)

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Quick Summary

This permissive license includes the fulltext of the LGPL, but has an exception that allows you to license modified code under licenses of your own choosing. Also allows static linking.

  • 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.
  • Sublicense
    Describes the ability for you to grant/extend a license to the software.
  • Statically Link
    Describes whether the library can be compiled into the program (linked at compile time rather than runtime, aka dynamic linking).

  • Cannot
  • Hold Liable
    Describes the warranty and if the software/license owner can be charged for damages.

  • Must
  • Include Original
    Describes whether copies of the original software or instructions to obtain copies must be distributed with the software.
  • Include Copyright
    Describes whether the original copyright must be retained.


Full License Text

wxWindows Library Licence, Version 3.1 


Copyright (C) 1998-2005 Julian Smart, Robert Roebling et al

Everyone is permitted to copy and distribute verbatim copies
of this licence document, but changing it is not allowed.


This library is free software; you can redistribute it and/or modify it
under the terms of the GNU Library General Public Licence as published by
the Free Software Foundation; either version 2 of the Licence, or (at
your option) any later version.

This library is distributed in the hope that it will be useful, but
WITHOUT ANY WARRANTY; without even the implied warranty of
General Public Licence for more details.

You should have received a copy of the GNU Library General Public Licence
along with this software, usually in a file named COPYING.LIB. If not,
write to the Free Software Foundation, Inc., 59 Temple Place, Suite 330,
Boston, MA 02111-1307 USA.


1. As a special exception, the copyright holders of this library give
permission for additional uses of the text contained in this release of
the library as licenced under the wxWindows Library Licence, applying
either version 3.1 of the Licence, or (at your option) any later version of
the Licence as published by the copyright holders of version
3.1 of the Licence document.

2. The exception is that you may use, copy, link, modify and distribute
under your own terms, binary object code versions of works based
on the Library.

3. If you copy code from files distributed under the terms of the GNU
General Public Licence or the GNU Library General Public Licence into a
copy of this library, as this licence permits, the exception does not
apply to the code that you add in this way. To avoid misleading anyone as
to the status of such modified files, you must delete this exception
notice from such code and/or adjust the licensing conditions notice

4. If you write modifications of your own for this library, it is your
choice whether to permit this exception to apply to your modifications.
If you do not wish that, you must delete the exception notice from such
code and/or adjust the licensing conditions notice accordingly.


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