Depending on who and when you ask, the freeglut license has been called "the MIT license" or the "XFree86 license". I am taking the (as of early 2005) official freeglut web site as the final word on this and direct the reader to the MIT license as defined on SourceForge. freeglut has had adequate time to correct that if it was in error. Other than the added copyrights, this is retained by OpenGLUT and OpenGLEAN. Here is the "generic form" of the MIT license that we use:
Copyright (c) <year> <copyright holders>
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.
Except for a bit of code lifted from X, and the font data, all freeglut code is considered to be subject to this license, with suitable copyrights according to the author. OpenGLUT embraced this license for its as does OpenGLEAN. So other than the X material, all code is licensed as above.
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