New License/Exception Request: Python Imaging Library License

Mark Atwood (

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Python Imaging Library License

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from the author or a community recognized source.

Create and attach a text file with the license or exception text from the
url provided in #3


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submitted for approval to the OSI and is currently under review.

Not OSI approved. Not submitted to OSI.

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to be included on the SPDX License List, including identifying at least one
program that uses this license.

The Python Imaging Library and the PILLOW fork are widely used.

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