Absent other compelling reasons, eBay releases software under the Apache 2.0 license.
While all projects require approval from the Committee, inbound & outbound projects licensed under the following licenses will more likely be approved with less license scrutiny and can be considered eBay’s preferred, “green” licenses:
- Apache 2.0
- Creative Commons
- PSF (Python Software Foundation)
These licenses are considered on a case-by-case basis (significant review, audit, and benefit-to-risk assessment) and are considered “yellow”:
- MPL 2.0
Projects associated with the following licenses are not likely to be approved by the Committee, e.g. “red”: