Unicode License Agreement

Unicode Software (“SOFTWARE”) contains any source code published in the Unicode standard, or any source code or code compiled in directories: www.unicode.org/Public/PROGRAMS/ www.unicode.org/Public/cldr/ site.icu-project.org/download/ A: the Unicode license is a generous MIT license. However, several additional considerations are identified separately in Unicode`s terms of use. To compare the Unicode license to other important open-source licenses, read Wikipedia`s reference table with the main open source licenses. Read the full license text in www.unicode.org/license.html. The use of information and materials on www.unicode.org website indicates your recognition of Unicode, Inc.`s exclusive global rights to Unicode Word Mark, the Unicode logo and the Unicode trade name. To use Unibook, you must accept an end-user license agreement (EULA). More information on Unibook`s terms of use. A: The full copyright notice contains the terms of Unicode`s use to be used in www.unicode.org/copyright.html. The Unicode license allows you to download a copy of Unicode data files and software listed in the Q/A pair below. These assets will be displayed “as you look at” with the copyright and authorization notice, as shown in the license displayed in all associated data files, software and documentation files.

Unicode Code Charts – Each code diagram shows the terms of use in its header. In particular, not all PDF versions of online code charts under the www.unicode.org/Public/ directory are covered by the license. Q: How does the Unicode license differ from other large open source licenses such as Apache-2.0, GPL-3.0, BSD-2-Clause, MIT? A: The Unicode license is an open source license license licensed by the Open Source Initiative (OSI). The Unicode license was approved at the OSI Board of Directors meeting in spring 2018 and is expected to be listed on the OSI page for approved licenses in the near future. Unicode data files (“DATA FILES”) contain all data files in directories: www.unicode.org/Public/ www.unicode.org/reports/ www.unicode.org/ivd/data/ A: Unicode license does not cover all related data, software and technical documentation available on Unicode websites and code repositories.

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