Known Patterns

To simplify @PLUGIN@ plugin configurations, the firstParty, thirdParty, forbidden, and exclude configuration parameters reference sets of named known modified regular expressions.

Initially seeded with the patterns needed for the Android Open Source Project (AOSP), the definitions are released open-source as part of the plugin, and can be extended with contributions likewise released under Apache 2.0

To see the list of known names, earch for lookup in

The names do not have to match an exact license or entity per se. For example, the Creative Commons folks do not define a CC_BY_C license. The named pattern matches any of several Creative Commons licenses that allow commercial use.