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Re: MIT License?

On Tue, Aug 29, 2000 at 07:37:45PM -0300, Nicol?s Lichtmaier wrote:
> >      I release this software under the MIT license. (No, not the GPL
> >      license. Mainly because I do not quite understand the GPL license
> >      myself as I do with the MIT and the BSD types.)
> MIT license is:
> 	Do whatever you want with this. You can even branch proprietary
> software are you are not forced to contribute back neither to me nor to the
> community. Just keep my name in the source code.
> GPL license is:
> 	You may use this software for anything you like, but I'm forcing you
> to keep any derived work under the same kind of freedom. You may make profit
> by using or selling this software (or derivates), but if you give a binary
> to anyone, you must offer them the source code too.

Ok, thanks everybody. I guess Mikael will stay with MIT then, right?

BTW, if its such a nice license, why don't whe have it in
/usr/share/common-licenses/ ?


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