[PATCH libinput] COYPING: Update boilerplate from MIT X11 to MIT Expat license

Daniel Stone daniel at fooishbar.org
Thu Jun 11 08:14:11 PDT 2015


On 11 June 2015 at 16:07, Jonas Ã…dahl <jadahl at gmail.com> wrote:
> Acked by me as well, but I suppose we need to wait and possibly adapt to
> whether the "real" MIT Expat license text should be used or the "X11
> MIT" license (as discussed in the other thread).

I think we should just use the proposed license text, which comes
straight from the xserver repo. So far, no-one shipping products or
distributions has ever complained about it, it makes it easier to
share code in a common graphics stack, and it seems like the only
reason to use the other variant would be because opensource.org lists
it as 'the MIT license'. I don't recall the criteria ever being the
exact name of a variant of a family of licenses, but rather the actual

HPND places the extra 'supporting documentation' requirement on
distributors, whereas neither of the MIT licenses do. That's the big


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