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This file is licensed under the Expat License, sometimes known as the MIT License:

Copyright © Author

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 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 Software.


To uploader: MIT License has various versions, you may want to specify the license more precisely. Click {{MIT}} to see details.

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Files using the templates {{MIT|<Author>|Expat}}, {{Expat|<Author>}} and {{MIT|<Author>}} are placed in Category:Expat/MIT License; files using the templates {{MIT|<Author>|X11}} and {{X11|<Author>}} are placed in Category:X11 License.
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The MIT License (Expat license or X11 license) template

Usage

{{MIT |1= |2= |3= }}

Template parameters

Parameter Description Default Status
1 Original author of the work Author required
2 License; "Expat" or "X11"; optional but recommended; see Detailed Usage below Expat optional
3 Year, normally it should be the year of first publication empty optional

Additional information

The template is intended to be used in the following namespaces: the File namespace

The template is intended to be used by the following user groups: all users

Placement: In the "Permission" parameter of the {{Information}} template (or the respective parameter of similar templates) or in the "Licensing" section

Localization

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This template is localized through {{Autotranslate}}. The layout of the template can be found under Template:MIT/layout.

To add your language to the list of languages supported by this template, please copy the code of Template:MIT/en (or any other language version you prefer to translate) and replace the text strings in there (the form below can be used to create a translation, the English version is preloaded in the edit box). Please change the parameter lang from en (or whatever language you are translating) to the language code of your language.


Note: Do not translate the words "Expat" and "X11" when they are used as parameters inside "{{}}".

Detailed Usage

MIT License has various versions, it may accurately refer to the Expat license or the X11 license. The "MIT License" often used and published on the official site of Open Source Initiative is the same as the Expat license. So It would be better if you specify the license more precisely:

Expat License

If you are sure that the work is licensed under the same version as the Expat license, you may use:

{{MIT|Thomas Edison|Expat}}

or

{{Expat|Thomas Edison}}

it would render as:

MIT logo.svg
This file is licensed under the Expat License, sometimes known as the MIT License:

Copyright © Thomas Edison

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 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 Software.


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The file would be placed in Category:Expat/MIT License.

X11 License

If you are sure that the work is licensed under the same version as the X11 license, which prenvents the name(s) of the author(s) from being used in advertising, you may use:

{{MIT|Thomas Edison|X11}}

or

{{X11|Thomas Edison}}

it would render as:

MIT logo.svg
This file is licensed under the X11 License, sometimes known as the MIT License:

Copyright © Thomas Edison

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 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 Software.

Except as contained in this notice, the name(s) of (the) Thomas Edison 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 )Thomas Edison.


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The file would be placed in Category:X11 License.

Default MIT License

If you leave the second parameter blank:

{{MIT|Thomas Edison}}

it would render as:

MIT logo.svg
This file is licensed under the Expat License, sometimes known as the MIT License:

Copyright © Thomas Edison

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 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 Software.


To uploader: MIT License has various versions, you may want to specify the license more precisely. Click {{MIT}} to see details.

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with a notice "To uploader: MIT License has various versions..." at the bottom. The file would be placed in Category:Expat/MIT License.