X11 License

Code License managed by scottywz, submitted on 2014/03/09. #Permissive

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Quick Summary

A short, permissive software license. Basically, you can do whatever you want as long as you include the original copyright and license statements. This license is identical to the MIT License, but with an extra sentence that prohibits using the copyright holders' names for advertising or promotional purposes without written permission.


  • 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.
  • Private Use
    Describes the ability to use/modify software freely without distributing it.

  • Cannot
  • Hold Liable
    Describes the warranty and if the software/license owner can be charged for damages.
  • Use Trademark
    You cannot use the copyright holders' names/trademarks for promotional purposes.

  • Must
  • Include Copyright
    Describes whether the original copyright must be retained.
  • Include License
    Including the full text of license in modified software.

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Full License Text

The X11 License (X11)

Copyright (c) <year(s)> <copyright holder(s)>

Permission is hereby granted, free of charge, to any person obtaining a copy of this software and associated documentation files (the "Software"), to deal in the Software without restriction, including without limitation the rights to use, copy, modify, merge, publish, distribute, sublicense, and/or sell copies of the Software, and to permit persons to whom the Software is furnished to do so, subject to the following conditions:

The above copyright notice and this permission notice shall be included in all copies or substantial portions of the Software.

THE SOFTWARE IS PROVIDED "AS IS", WITHOUT WARRANTY OF ANY KIND, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO THE WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE AND NONINFRINGEMENT. IN NO EVENT SHALL THE AUTHORS OR COPYRIGHT HOLDERS BE LIABLE FOR ANY CLAIM, DAMAGES OR OTHER LIABILITY, WHETHER IN AN ACTION OF CONTRACT, TORT OR OTHERWISE, ARISING FROM, OUT OF OR IN CONNECTION WITH THE SOFTWARE OR THE USE OR OTHER DEALINGS IN THE SOFTWARE.

Except as contained in this notice, the name(s) of the above copyright holders shall not be used in advertising or otherwise to promote the sale, use or other dealings in this Software without prior written authorization.

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