I found some java source code under MIT license on Github, but it is not included in any maven repository. I asked in issue to publish it somewhere, but nobody answered and looks like this repo is not supported actively (contrubutors may not answer for few months). Can I publish this project to maven repo by myself without permission?
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From the MIT license itself (relevant parts bolded):
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
So yes, you can as long as the license is intact.