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Ephraim Atta-Duncan
Ephraim Atta-Duncan

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Add License Action

I looked around github and some projects did not have a License. I guess they were too busy to add one. Open Source is not Open Source without a License.

This is a GitHub Action that automatically add a specified type of Open Source License to a repository that does not have a license with the Author's name and year for the license.

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The name of the Github Action is Add License Action. Can be found here. It can be used in any github repo, specifically the ones created locally and pushed without a license.

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A Github Action to Check and Create Open Source License in a Repo.

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How it works.

The licenses are already written in text files,with variables for Author, Project Name and Year. When the License Type is specified, It creates a copy of the license and replaces it with the available data and commits it.

Top comments (2)

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Swastik Baranwal

Wow nice work

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Ephraim Atta-Duncan