Adding MIT License to Common Licenses

Emmet Hikory persia at
Fri Aug 1 16:47:34 BST 2008

Scott Kitterman wrote:
> The current [1]'permissive' license in common-licenses is BSD.  It has some
> issues and while quite common, is not, I think an ideal permissive license to
> use when one is looking for a license in that category.  The [2] MIT license
> is reasonably common and, IMO, a better choice for new projects.

    I usually recommend the ISC license (1,2) over either the MIT or
BSD license when asked for a permissive license for new code.  It
avoids the "Regents of the University of California" problem with the
BSD licence, and requires fewer bytes than the MIT license.



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