This universal general public license is an analogon to other public licenses (LGPL, Mozilla public license), and is covering not only software, but the intellectual property on free objects at all, such as free text, documents, graphics, content at all, algorithms, software, general knowledge and even any kind of hardware.UGPL: Table of Contents
- UGPL TERMS AND CONDITIONS
- Main Definitions
- National Concerns
- Usage in proprietary objects
- NO WARRANTY
Version 0.9, July 2002 Copyright © 2002 by André Müller Everyone is permitted to copy and distribute verbatim copies of this license document, but changing it is not allowed.
Almost all things covered by some kind of intellectual property are designed to take away your freedom to share and change it. By contrast, the Universal General Public License (UGPL) is intended to guarantee your freedom to share any kind of knowledge on objects licensed under this license and to make sure this things are free for all its users. So this Universal General Public License can be applied to free text, documents, graphics, content at all, algorithms, software, general knowledge and even any kind of hardware.