Reken is an open-source project released under the terms of an open-source license. The license provides guidelines on using, modifying, and distributing the software. It's important to understand and adhere to the terms of the license when working with Reken.
Reken is released under the MIT License, a permissive open-source license. Here's an overview of the key points of the MIT License:
MIT License (MIT)
The MIT License (MIT)
Copyright (c) 2021, Hendrik van den Broek
Permission is hereby granted, free of charge, to any person obtaining a copy of this software and associated documentation files (the "Software"), to deal in the Software without restriction, including without limitation the rights to use, copy, modify, merge, publish, distribute, sublicense, and/or sell copies of the Software, and to permit persons to whom the Software is furnished to do so, subject to the following conditions:
The above copyright notice and this permission notice shall be included in all copies or substantial portions of the Software.
THE SOFTWARE IS PROVIDED "AS IS," WITHOUT WARRANTY OF ANY KIND, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO THE WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, AND NONINFRINGEMENT. IN NO EVENT SHALL THE AUTHORS OR COPYRIGHT HOLDERS BE LIABLE FOR ANY CLAIM, DAMAGES, OR OTHER LIABILITY, WHETHER IN AN ACTION OF CONTRACT, TORT, OR OTHERWISE, ARISING FROM, OUT OF, OR IN CONNECTION WITH THE SOFTWARE OR THE USE OR OTHER DEALINGS IN THE SOFTWARE.
In summary, the MIT License allows you to:
- Use Reken for any purpose, whether it's for personal, academic, or commercial use.
- Modify the source code to suit your needs.
- Distribute Reken as part of your software, even for commercial applications.
- Include Reken in open-source projects.
However, the MIT License comes with some responsibilities:
- You must include the original copyright notice and permission notice in any copies or substantial portions of the software.
- Reken is provided "as is" without any warranties, and the authors or copyright holders are not liable for any claims, damages, or liabilities.
Please note that this is a simplified summary of the MIT License. The actual text of the license, as shown above, is the legally binding document. If you plan to use Reken in your projects, it's advisable to review the full license to ensure that you comply with its terms.
By using Reken, you agree to be bound by the terms of the MIT License. It's essential to respect the open-source nature of the project and contribute back to the community whenever possible.
For the most up-to-date and detailed information on the Reken license, you should refer to the "LICENSE" file provided in the Reken repository.