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Under which license is the license text of the MIT license itself distributed?

If I make a new license based on the MIT license (a derivative work) and call it differently, am I allowed to do that?

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  • In general I recommend to not 'invent' new licenses or change existing ones. There are so many OSS licenses available and many of them are well understood by the developers, so that you can pick one which has the features you need. Creating a new license will likely have the effect that your code will be ignored and not re-used by other developers due to the strange-license-risk. As you can see here, license copyright and license license are unknown: opensource.org/licenses/MIT . 2 days ago

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