Beerware License

Code License managed by kevin, submitted on 2014/01/26.

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Quick Summary

The user is allowed to do anything with the licensed material. Should the user of the product meet the author and consider the software useful, he is encouraged to buy the author a beer "in return" (or, in some variations, to drink a beer in the author's honor).

  • Can
  • Commercial Use
    Describes the ability to use the software for commercial purposes.
  • Modify
    Describes the ability to modify the software and create derivatives.
  • Distribute
    Describes the ability to distribute original or modified (derivative) works.
  • Sublicense
    Describes the ability for you to grant/extend a license to the software.
  • Include License
    Including the full text of license in modified software.
  • Rename
    Describes the ability to change software's name if modified/distributed.
  • Place Warranty
    Describes the ability to place warranty on the software licensed.
  • Statically Link
    Describes whether the library can be compiled into the program (linked at compile time rather than runtime, aka dynamic linking).

  • Cannot

  • Must
  • Include Copyright
    Describes whether the original copyright must be retained.


Full License Text

"THE BEER-WARE LICENSE" (Revision 42): wrote this file. As long as you retain this notice you can do whatever you want with this stuff. If we meet some day, and you think this stuff is worth it, you can buy me a beer in return Poul-Henning Kamp


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