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What does CL stand for?

CL stands for Copyleft (license)

This definition appears very frequently and is found in the following Acronym Finder categories:

  • Information technology (IT) and computers
  • Organizations, NGOs, schools, universities, etc.

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We have 147 other meanings of CL in our Acronym Attic

Samples in periodicals archive:

26) These licenses provided legally unsophisticated parties (software authors) a reliable way to permit free and wide adoption of their software while preserving rights of attribution (in the case of "permissive" licenses) or guaranteeing free access to and modification of derivative code (in the case of open source, copyleft licenses).
Mocking "copyright," a copyleft clause typically requires the free and open redistribution of any modifications to original open source code.