Re: Ask about the license "permissive"
> I want to adopt the package xtrkcad and I have a question about the
> license of app/tools/dirent.*.
> The license text is
> Permission to use, copy, modify, and distribute this software and its
> documentation for any purpose is hereby granted without fee, provided
> that this copyright and permissions notice appear in all copies and
> This software is supplied "as is" without express or implied warranty.
> I found the same text at.
> There is "permissive" used as name. Is this the correct name of the
> Many thanks!
>  https://tracker.debian.org/media/packages/a/atanks/copyright-6.5~dfsg-2
It look like a simplified variation on so called ‘Historical Permission Notice and Disclamer’ . It is indeed a lax permissive licence, so I see no problem.