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GitHub’s tool reduces open source software license violations

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GitHub has open-sourced its Licensed tool, a Ruby gem that caches and verifies the status of license dependencies in Git repos.

Licensed has helped GitHub engineers who use open source software find potential problems with license dependencies early in the development cycle. The tool reports any dependencies needing review.

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GitHub defines a dependency as an external software package used in an application and a dependency source as a class that can enumerate application dependencies.

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