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Machine readable list of licenses and web service - see

For more information, including details of web service usage, see or

in this directory.


All data (and associated content) is placed in the Public Domain using the Public Domain Dedication and License. All code is licensed under the MIT License.


Your contributions are very welcome. Learn how you can help

index.html # home page
licenses/{id}.json # json versions of licenses
licenses/jsonp/{id}.js # jsonp
licenses/groups/ # special groups of licenses
bin/ # scripts

Note: groups and jsonp versions are generated as part of the build and deploy process for the service.

Build and Deployment

To build files for deployment do:

bin/ run

For deployment simply upload the current directory files to a relevant online location.

We currently use github pages (we previously used s3).

The changes in each release are recorded in the Change Log.