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From "Dennis E. Hamilton" <>
Subject RE: License name
Date Wed, 15 Feb 2012 06:57:22 GMT
Not to muddy the waters, but I see "ALv2" a lot and I tend to use it myself after seeing it
so often.

If "apache-2.0" fits and it is the designation used by the Open Source Initiative, I would
use that, since it is from an authoritative registry for open-source licenses, <>.

 - Dennis

-----Original Message-----
From: Pedro Giffuni [] 
Sent: Tuesday, February 14, 2012 14:49
Subject: Re: License name

On 02/14/12 12:14, Armin Le Grand wrote:
>     Hi List,
> I'm looking for a short name (abbreviation) for 'Apache License, 
> Version 2.0'. Does something like that exist?
> Background: There are fields called 'LICENSENAME' in 
> trunk\main\instsetoo_native\util\openoffice.lst which currently are 
> set to 'LGPL' and I want to replace those. I'm also investigating 
> where these are used, but something short without spaces may be 
> needed. Comments appreciated!

I use AL2.



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