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I have question about MIT licence code sources

  1. Can I publish code snippets [MIT licence] from site like bootsnipp to my blog?
  2. Do I have to include source link to site where I have found that snippet (it has been published there first and its MIT)? or not?
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    ...have you read the license? – jonrsharpe Aug 30 '15 at 11:58
  • Yeah.. i have read MIT license the first answer is rhetorical and clear "yes".. but for second am not sure.. that's why i ask – Adam Demotiv Aug 30 '15 at 12:01
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The MIT license states:

Permission is hereby granted ... 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 ... 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.

There's only one condition you are subject to: include the copyright notice. Therefore, the answers to your questions are:

1) Yes, you can copy and publish them as long as you include the copyright notice.

2) No, you are not required to link to where you found it. But it's still a good idea to cite your sources even if the license doesn't require you to do so.

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