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Nightingale is Open Source software and licensed under the GPLv2 license.

License Blocks in Code

Dependent on the comment style, one of these license headers should be used in newly created files.

C++/JS/CSS Style Comments

/*
//
// BEGIN NIGHTINGALE GPL
//
// This file is part of the Nightingale web player.
//
// http://getnightingale.com
// 
// This file may be licensed under the terms of of the
// GNU General Public License Version 2 (the "GPL").
// 
// Software distributed under the License is distributed
// on an "AS IS" basis, WITHOUT WARRANTY OF ANY KIND, either
// express or implied. See the GPL for the specific language
// governing rights and limitations.
//
// You should have received a copy of the GPL along with this
// program. If not, go to http://www.gnu.org/licenses/gpl.html
// or write to the Free Software Foundation, Inc.,
// 51 Franklin Street, Fifth Floor, Boston, MA 02110-1301, USA.
//
// END NIGHTINGALE GPL
//
*/

C Style Comments

#
#=BEGIN NIGHTINGALE GPL
#
# This file is part of the Nightingale web player.
#
# http://getnightingale.com
# 
# This file may be licensed under the terms of of the
# GNU General Public License Version 2 (the "GPL").
# 
# Software distributed under the License is distributed
# on an "AS IS" basis, WITHOUT WARRANTY OF ANY KIND, either
# express or implied. See the GPL for the specific language
# governing rights and limitations.
#
# You should have received a copy of the GPL along with this
# program. If not, go to http://www.gnu.org/licenses/gpl.html
# or write to the Free Software Foundation, Inc.,
# 51 Franklin Street, Fifth Floor, Boston, MA 02110-1301, USA.
#
#=END NIGHTINGALE GPL
#

XML Style Comments

<!-- 
#
#=BEGIN NIGHTINGALE GPL
#
# This file is part of the Nightingale web player.
#
# http://getnightingale.com
# 
# This file may be licensed under the terms of of the
# GNU General Public License Version 2 (the "GPL").
# 
# Software distributed under the License is distributed
# on an "AS IS" basis, WITHOUT WARRANTY OF ANY KIND, either
# express or implied. See the GPL for the specific language
# governing rights and limitations.
#
# You should have received a copy of the GPL along with this
# program. If not, go to http://www.gnu.org/licenses/gpl.html
# or write to the Free Software Foundation, Inc.,
# 51 Franklin Street, Fifth Floor, Boston, MA 02110-1301, USA.
#
#=END NIGHTINGALE GPL
#
-->

The Nightingale logo can be used without any permission for works directly related to Nightingale. Usage for any other purposes, including distribution with a fork of Nightingale, is not allowed.

licensing.txt · Last modified: 2014/06/08 15:10 by freaktechnik