Re: Question on creating new SPDX Identifier

Gary O'Neall
 

Hi Ashok,

 

Based on the license matching guidelines, the text matches MIT.  You can test the license text using the SPDX online tools at http://13.57.134.254/app/check_license/

 

Gary

 

From: spdx@... <spdx@...> On Behalf Of Ashok Madugula
Sent: Wednesday, January 15, 2020 12:54 AM
To: spdx@...
Subject: [spdx] Question on creating new SPDX Identifier

 

HI  :

We are using the following license which is almost same as X11  . Do we need to raise a request for new SPDX Identifier  ?

If so , can you let us know the process ?

 

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This is almost same as X11 .

 

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X11 License

Copyright (C) 1996 X Consortium

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 X CONSORTIUM 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 of the X Consortium shall not be used in advertising or otherwise to promote the sale, use or other dealings in this Software without prior written authorization from the X Consortium.

X Window System is a trademark of X Consortium, Inc.

 

 

Regards

Ashok Madugula

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