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Tweak license page to explicitly say that zero clause BSD is functionally equivalent to placing the code in the public domain. This license variant looks like BSD, but is an unrestricted permission grant that doesn't require you to copy specific license text into derivative works. (The second paragraph is about something we DON'T do, I.E. provide any sort of warantee, and is just boilerplate from BSD to make it look like a BSD license.)
author Rob Landley <rob@landley.net>
date Tue, 24 Jun 2014 07:00:13 -0500
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1 <html><head><title>Toybox License</title> 1 <html><head><title>Toybox License</title>
2 <!--#include file="header.html" --> 2 <!--#include file="header.html" -->
3 3
4 <h2>Toybox is licensed under a simple 2-clause MIT/BSD style license:</h2> 4 <h2>Toybox is released under the following "zero clause" BSD license:</h2>,
5 5
6 <blockquote> 6 <blockquote>
7 <p>Copyright (C) 2006 by Rob Landley &lt;rob@landley.net&gt; 7 <p>Copyright (C) 2006 by Rob Landley &lt;rob@landley.net&gt;
8 8
9 <p>Permission to use, copy, modify, and/or distribute this software for any 9 <p>Permission to use, copy, modify, and/or distribute this software for any
16 WHATSOEVER RESULTING FROM LOSS OF USE, DATA OR PROFITS, WHETHER IN AN 16 WHATSOEVER RESULTING FROM LOSS OF USE, DATA OR PROFITS, WHETHER IN AN
17 ACTION OF CONTRACT, NEGLIGENCE OR OTHER TORTIOUS ACTION, ARISING OUT OF 17 ACTION OF CONTRACT, NEGLIGENCE OR OTHER TORTIOUS ACTION, ARISING OUT OF
18 OR IN CONNECTION WITH THE USE OR PERFORMANCE OF THIS SOFTWARE.</p> 18 OR IN CONNECTION WITH THE USE OR PERFORMANCE OF THIS SOFTWARE.</p>
19 </blockquote> 19 </blockquote>
20 20
21 <P>The text of this license is included in the file LICENSE in the source.</p> 21 <p>You can treat it as a license if you like, but this variant is functionally
22 equivalent to placing the code in the public domain.</p>
22 23
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