For Approval: Allegro giftware license

Rick Moen rick at
Sat Sep 25 02:54:02 UTC 2004

Quoting John Cowan (jcowan at

[MIT terms:]

> All that that means is that the *text* of the license must be included.
> It does *not* mean that the text is the current effective license of
> the revised work; it's commonplace to include MIT-licensed works in
> larger works licensed under other licenses.

Conceptually, the included work in that case _remains_ MIT-licensed:
One tends not to notice the license of the included part at that point,
because it's compatible with just about anything and everything.

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