Re: [dev] [GENERAL] License manifest

From: Dimitris Papastamos <>
Date: Mon, 12 May 2014 16:44:02 +0100

On Mon, May 12, 2014 at 10:20:26AM -0300, Amadeus Folego wrote:
> Hi there,
> I just noticed most of suckless projects use the MIT License, and I just
> wondered if there was any place on the suckless wiki that stated why
> this was preferred, but found none.
> So I thought that maybe this was something largely discussed already and
> searched on the mailing list archives but found nothing as well.
> So, given this context, is there any manifesto about this particular License
> choice? E.G is there a reason to avoid GPL?
> And if there is any consensus on this, can we display it somewhere
> visible on the wiki?
> Kind regards, Amadeus.

It is simple to understand. MIT/X does not require a Ph.D in Law.
Received on Mon May 12 2014 - 17:44:02 CEST

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