Copyrights, Trademarks and Licensing


ActivePerl is Copyright (c) 1996-2010 ActiveState Software Inc. All rights reserved.

ActivePerl includes Perl and Perl modules copyrighted by other parties. Documentation and usage information for such components reflects these additional copyrights held by their respective owners.


ActivePerl is a trademark of ActiveState Software Inc.

Open Source is a trademark of Software in the Public Interest (

All other products mentioned are trademarks or registered trademarks of their respective owners.


The ActivePerl Package is covered by the ActiveState Community License.

The source code used in the ActivePerl Package comprises of both Open Source and proprietary software components.

The Open Source components used in the ActivePerl Package are:

ActiveState Software Inc. has chosen to use all Open Source content in the ActivePerl Package under the terms of the Artistic License for those components that are licensed under a choice of either the Artistic License or another licenses.

Portions of this software are copyright 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010 The FreeType Project ( All rights reserved.

All other components included in the ActivePerl Package are original works of ActiveState Software Inc., and may be used under the terms of the ActiveState Community License.

Source Code

The ActivePerl Package may include a version of Perl with bug fixes and other minor modifications. The source code for this modified Perl distribution used in the ActivePerl Package is always available from the ActiveState website for each release of ActivePerl, and can be distributed under the same terms as Perl.

The source code for each of the bundled modules included in the ActivePerl distribution is available from CPAN (