A tool to quickly fetch a license.
li is a tool to quickly fetch a license.
When finishing up a project, you had two choices to fetch your license:
- Go to some previous projects of yours and get the license you used there. Then check if the year of the license is still valid, else change it. Estimated time: ~30 seconds.
- Go online and use a search engine to find the license of your choice, in plain-text. Naturally, you click on the wrong link about 13 times before you find a simple plain-text version of the license, for you to copy. Then replace the <year> and <author> fields with your data. Estimated time: ~1-2 minutes.
I propose the following solution:
$ li -k mit -a "Your Name" > LICENSE
Estimated time: ~5 seconds.
You can also pass a year with -y, but I reckon you’ll be happy with the default value being the current year. The best thing is: your input is cached under $HOME/.license, so next time, all you need to type is:
$ li > LICENSE
Estimated time: ~1 second. Estimated happiness: over 9000. You’re welcome.
You can grab li off PyPI:
$ pip install li
This project is licensed under the MIT-License.
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