We all know how important keeping track of your open-source licensing is for the average startup. While most people think of open-source licenses as all being the same, there are meaningful differences that could have potentially serious legal implications for your code base. From permissive licenses like MIT or BSD to so-called “reciprocal” or “copyleft” licenses, keeping track of the alphabet soup of dependencies in your source code can be a pain.
Today, we’re releasing
pylicense, a simple python module that will add license data as comments directly from your