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Dat is an open source, decentralized data tool for distributing datasets small and large, inspired by the best parts of Git and BitTorrent.
- Revised BSD License
The libcpsl project provides a deliberately tiny, standalone, freestanding and non-hosted, dynamic storage library for C and C++, kinda like C++ map, list, vector, etc.
- public domain
OpenRsync is a copyfree reimplementation of the venerable rsync command, with similar command arguments and usage. It has been merged into the OpenBSD source tree as usr.bin/rsync, but is available separately in PkgSrc and can thus be installed on other OSes.
- ISC License
The rclone project provides functionality like "rsync for cloud storage" -- Google Drive, Amazon Drive, S3, Dropbox, Backblaze B2, One Drive, Swift, Hubic, Cloudfiles, Google Cloud Storage, and Yandex Files.
- MIT/X11 License