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REUSE documents

standard-readme compliant reuse compliant

We're working to make managing copyrights and licenses in free and open source software easier. This is a collection of tutorials, FAQs and specifications to demonstrate how to add copyright and license information to a project in ways which allow for more automation.


There's no installation here, only the plain text documents. The sister repository reuse-website includes this repository as a submodule to display it on


Go to and enjoy :-) If your project follows the reuse guidelines, we encourage you to show that in your and similar! Just copy this badge into your readme:

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We'd love to get feedback on these practices, ideally in the form of pull requests which we can discuss around.

We also accept and appreciate feedback by creating issues in the project or by sending e-mail to the project team at <reuse at lists dot>.


The relevant documents in this repository are licensed under Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike 4.0. Scripts used for further deployment are licensed under GPL-3.0-or-later.

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