Why Centreon is Going with the Apache License

It’s official.  Centreon software will be developed and distributed based on the Apache License 2.0 from now on. Why the change, you may ask.

As our software solutions are increasingly used and tailored to all kinds of user environment and industries, our community of open source developers is also growing and maturing.

To keep our community of contributors thriving with diverse software expertise, we want every contributor’s work and source code development, including that of Centreon’s, to be truly respected and allowed to make money if desired.

So reducing ambiguity in source code contributions and being able to give proper attribution to them with respect to global standards and practices is important.  This way, users of the Centreon software can benefit from evolving solutions that are robust and mature; and authors and maintainers of the software know what they are supporting and contributing to.

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