This is a model software license

I wrote my master thesis on software licenses and Danish copyright but none of the licenses I examined were this simple and ultimately uncomplicated:

Copyright Bouke van der Bijl

I do not give anyone permissions to use this tool for any purpose. Don’t use it.

I’m not interested in changing this license. Please don’t ask.
license for bouk/monkey

More than 400 development projects use this project and some times a stickler for the rules (not me!) will pop into the comments on those projects, pointing out that there is a license conflict.

I am not sorry I used software licenses for my thesis as there are many great examples of legal issues there, more or less hidden. I was then, and still am, very certain many big development projects have legal issues that either aren’t resolved or can’t be resolved.

But as long as no-one is looking…









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