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Apache

Apache 2.0 License

License
[![License](https://img.shields.io/badge/License-Apache%202.0-blue.svg)](https://opensource.org/licenses/Apache-2.0)

BSD

BSD 3-Clause License

License
[![License](https://img.shields.io/badge/License-BSD%203--Clause-blue.svg)](https://opensource.org/licenses/BSD-3-Clause)

BSD 2-Clause License

License
[![License](https://img.shields.io/badge/License-BSD%202--Clause-orange.svg)](https://opensource.org/licenses/BSD-2-Clause)

Creative Commons

Choose on CreativeCommons.org

Attribution 4.0 International

License: CC BY 4.0
[![License: CC BY 4.0](https://licensebuttons.net/l/by/4.0/80x15.png)](https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/)

License: CC BY 4.0
[![License: CC BY 4.0](https://img.shields.io/badge/License-CC%20BY%204.0-lightgrey.svg)](https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/)

Attribution-ShareAlike 4.0 International

License: CC BY-SA 4.0
[![License: CC BY-SA 4.0](https://licensebuttons.net/l/by-sa/4.0/80x15.png)](https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/4.0/)

License: CC BY-SA 4.0
[![License: CC BY-SA 4.0](https://img.shields.io/badge/License-CC%20BY--SA%204.0-lightgrey.svg)](https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/4.0/)

Attribution-NonCommercial 4.0 International

License: CC BY-NC 4.0
[![License: CC BY-NC 4.0](https://licensebuttons.net/l/by-nc/4.0/80x15.png)](https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc/4.0/)

License: CC BY-NC 4.0
[!License: CC BY-NC 4.0](https://img.shields.io/badge/License-CC%20BY--NC%204.0-lightgrey.svg)](https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc/4.0/)

Attribution-NoDerivates 4.0 International

License: CC BY-ND 4.0
[![License: CC BY-ND 4.0](https://licensebuttons.net/l/by-nd/4.0/80x15.png)](https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nd/4.0/)

License: CC BY-ND 4.0
[![License: CC BY-ND 4.0](https://img.shields.io/badge/License-CC%20BY--ND%204.0-lightgrey.svg)](https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nd/4.0/)

Attribution-NonCommmercial-ShareAlike 4.0 International

License: CC BY-NC-SA 4.0
[![License: CC BY-NC-SA 4.0](https://licensebuttons.net/l/by-nc-sa/4.0/80x15.png)](https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/4.0/)

License: CC BY-NC-SA 4.0
[![License: CC BY-NC-SA 4.0](https://img.shields.io/badge/License-CC%20BY--NC--SA%204.0-lightgrey.svg)](https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/4.0/)

Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivatives 4.0 International

License: CC BY-NC-ND 4.0
[![License: CC BY-NC-ND 4.0](https://licensebuttons.net/l/by-nc-nd/4.0/80x15.png)](https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-nd/4.0/)

License: CC BY-NC-ND 4.0
[![License: CC BY-NC-ND 4.0](https://img.shields.io/badge/License-CC%20BY--NC--ND%204.0-lightgrey.svg)](https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-nd/4.0/)

Eclipse

Eclipse Public License 1.0

License
[![License](https://img.shields.io/badge/License-EPL%201.0-red.svg)](https://opensource.org/licenses/EPL-1.0)

GNU

GNU GPL v3

License: GPL v3
[![License: GPL v3](https://img.shields.io/badge/License-GPL%20v3-blue.svg)](https://www.gnu.org/licenses/gpl-3.0)

GNU GPL v2

License: GPL v2
[![License: GPL v2](https://img.shields.io/badge/License-GPL%20v2-blue.svg)](https://www.gnu.org/licenses/old-licenses/gpl-2.0.en.html)

GNU AGPL v3

License: AGPL v3
[![License: AGPL v3](https://img.shields.io/badge/License-AGPL%20v3-blue.svg)](https://www.gnu.org/licenses/agpl-3.0)

GNU LGPL v3

License: LGPL v3
[![License: LGPL v3](https://img.shields.io/badge/License-LGPL%20v3-blue.svg)](https://www.gnu.org/licenses/lgpl-3.0)

GNU FDL v1.3

License: FDL 1.3
[![License: FDL 1.3](https://img.shields.io/badge/License-FDL%20v1.3-blue.svg)](https://www.gnu.org/licenses/fdl-1.3)

IBM

IBM Public License Version 1.0

License: IPL 1.0
[![License: IPL 1.0](https://img.shields.io/badge/License-IPL%201.0-blue.svg)](https://opensource.org/licenses/IPL-1.0)

MIT

The MIT License

License: MIT
[![License: MIT](https://img.shields.io/badge/License-MIT-yellow.svg)](https://opensource.org/licenses/MIT)

Mozilla

Mozilla Public License 2.0

License: MPL 2.0
[![License: MPL 2.0](https://img.shields.io/badge/License-MPL%202.0-brightgreen.svg)](https://opensource.org/licenses/MPL-2.0)

Open Data Commons

Attribution License (BY)

License: Open Data Commons Attribution
[![License: Open Data Commons Attribution](https://img.shields.io/badge/License-ODC_BY-brightgreen.svg)](https://opendatacommons.org/licenses/by/)

Open Database License (ODbL)

License: ODbL
[![License: ODbL](https://img.shields.io/badge/License-ODbL-brightgreen.svg)](https://opendatacommons.org/licenses/odbl/)

Public Domain Dedication and License (PDDL)

License: ODbL
[![License: ODbL](https://img.shields.io/badge/License-PDDL-brightgreen.svg)](https://opendatacommons.org/licenses/pddl/)

Perl

The Perl License

License: Artistic-2.0
[![License: Artistic-2.0](https://img.shields.io/badge/License-Perl-0298c3.svg)](https://opensource.org/licenses/Artistic-2.0)

The Artistic License 2.0

License: Artistic-2.0
[![License: Artistic-2.0](https://img.shields.io/badge/License-Artistic%202.0-0298c3.svg)](https://opensource.org/licenses/Artistic-2.0)

Zlib

The zlib/libpng License

License: Zlib
[![License: Zlib](https://img.shields.io/badge/License-Zlib-lightgrey.svg)](https://opensource.org/licenses/Zlib)

Awesome Gist ! I forked it to translate it in French (: .

Owner

lukas-h commented Mar 26, 2017 edited

J'ai ajouté le lien de votre Gist à ce fichier!

Merci beaucoup !

Oh and by the way, liste is a femine word so it's cette liste and not ce liste (; .

vobject commented Apr 21, 2017

The GPLv2 badge should link to https://www.gnu.org/licenses/old-licenses/gpl-2.0.en.html

Great collection of badges btw.

Owner

lukas-h commented Apr 22, 2017

Thanks 👍

akzhan commented May 12, 2017 edited

Perl license (known as Artistic 2.0):

License: Artistic-2.0

Owner

lukas-h commented May 13, 2017

I have added the two! 👍

You should use httpS where possible

Owner

lukas-h commented Jul 9, 2017

@sheljohn I've just changed it

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