Remove the heaping pile of shit known as the GPL and replace with...
Yet another simpler license alternative that would demand source code be given away,
very similar to an MIT license. The difference between this license and the original
MIT is that source must be given away. In other words it's a restricted MIT license.
That's right Dick Stallman, your license is a restricted license not a free one.
Copyright (c) <year> <copyright holders>
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, including without limitation the rights to use, copy, modify,
merge, publish, distribute, and/or sell copies of the Software, and to permit
persons to whom the Software is furnished to do so, subject to the following
The source code, 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
| BSD like alternative to GPL