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1 # A permalink for your MIT License
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3 I always forget to add an MIT-license.txt file to my projects, so I
4 wanted to link to a single resource that would always be up to date and
5 would always have my details online.
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7 But why keep this to myself, so it's on github for your fork and pulling
8 pleasure.
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10 Now I can always include http://rem.mit-license.org in all my projects
11 which links `rem` (the cname) against my copyright holder name `Remy
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12 Sharp` - all stored in the `users` directory.
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14 # Example
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16 The `users` directory contains a list of files, each representing a host
17 on mit-license.org. As present the file format is very simple, but can
18 be upgraded in future.
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20 Create a new file and give it the name of the CNAME you want (in my case
21 it's `rem.json`). This file contains a JSON object containing at least a
22 `copyright` property:
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24 {
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25 "copyright": "Remy Sharp, http://remysharp.com"
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26 }
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28 Means I can now link to: http://rem.mit-license.org and it will show my
29 license name (note that the date will always show the current year).
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31 # License
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33 MIT: http://rem.mit-license.org
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