While all our styles and locale files, and most of our documentation
is released under CC BY-SA, we never selected a license for our CSL
software. While our software mostly consists of scripts that are used
within the project, I still think it’s a good idea to choose a
Dan Stillman just agreed to license
the MIT license. Carles Pina, Charles Parnot, Sebastian Karcher and I
agreed to license code we contributed to the CSL project (i.e., code
contributed at https://github.com/citation-style-language) under the
MIT license as well.
Unless anybody requests otherwise, I think that this suffices to add
the MIT license to the “utilities”, “distribution-updater”, and
"csl-validator" repos. And I think it makes sense to use this license
as the default for new code.
Thanks to Philipp Zumstein for starting this discussion: