Problematic Licenses

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This page shall be used to track problematic licenses in the ReactOS source code tree. It was created after a presentation about Licensing Best Practices held by Colin Finck at ReactOS Hackfest 2017.

To put it in a nutshell: Problematic licenses include any form of non-Open-Source licenses or licenses prohibiting commercial usage.


Directory Problem Notes
Extra restriction to the GPL that prevents commercial usage
/wallpapers/Angelus* Apparently released under CC-BY-NC preventing commercial usage (needs verification)
Fonts used as test data under proprietary license that prevents commercial usage
Under Windows NT4 DDK sample code license Some can be replaced by similar code under Ms-PL Open-Source license from
Needs to be referenced / indexed that these files exist here