Subject: Re: For Approval: Allegro giftware license
From: Rick Moen <>
Date: Fri, 24 Sep 2004 19:54:02 -0700

Quoting John Cowan (

[MIT terms:]

> All that that means is that the *text* of the license must be included.
> It does *not* mean that the text is the current effective license of
> the revised work; it's commonplace to include MIT-licensed works in
> larger works licensed under other licenses.

Conceptually, the included work in that case _remains_ MIT-licensed:
One tends not to notice the license of the included part at that point,
because it's compatible with just about anything and everything.