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Generate a license file for a project

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# lice

Lice generates license files. No more hunting down licenses from other projects.


## Installation

easy_install lice

or

pip install lice


## Overview

Generate a BSD-3 license, the default:

$ lice
Copyright (c) 2013, Jeremy Carbaugh

All rights reserved.

Redistribution and use in source and binary forms, with or without modification,
...

Generate an MIT license:

$ lice mit
The MIT License (MIT)
Copyright (c) 2013 Jeremy Carbaugh

Permission is hereby granted, free of charge, to any person obtaining a copy
...

Generate a BSD-3 license, specifying the year and organization to be used:

$ lice -y 2012 -o "Sunlight Foundation"
Copyright (c) 2012, Sunlight Foundation

All rights reserved.

Redistribution and use in source and binary forms, with or without modification,
...

If organization is not specified, lice will first attempt to use `git config` to find your name. If not found, it will use the value of the $USER environment variable. If the project name is not specified, the name of the current directory is used. Year will default to the current year.

You can see what variables are available to you for any of the licenses:

$ lice --vars mit
The mit license template contains the following variables:
year
organization


## Usage

usage: lice [-h] [-o ORGANIZATION] [-p PROJECT] [-t TEMPLATE_PATH] [-y YEAR]
[--vars] [license]

positional arguments:
license the license to generate, one of: apache, bsd2, bsd3,
cddl, cc0, epl, gpl2, gpl3, lgpl, mit, mpl

optional arguments:
-h, --help show this help message and exit
-o ORGANIZATION, --org ORGANIZATION
organization, defaults to .gitconfig or
os.environ["USER"]
-p PROJECT, --proj PROJECT
name of project, defaults to name of current directory
-t TEMPLATE_PATH, --template TEMPLATE_PATH
path to license template file
-y YEAR, --year YEAR copyright year
--vars list template variables for specified license

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