I'm importrting colorama module licensed under BSD-3 licence to my python app. Have I to credit that module and how to do that on github?

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The BSD-3 license requires that you:

  1. Include the original copyright
  2. Include the full text of the license in source or object code copies

Therefore, the only requirements when including a BSD-3 Licensed module in your app, is that you do not remove any copyright notices added by the module, or included within the modules source, and that you include a copy of the fulltext of the BSD-3 License with your project (indicating what code it pertains to, preferably).

The BSD-3 License does not require attribution, and so you are not required to include any attribution.


  • OK thanks but if I only use 'import colorama' in my code and in my repo I don't store the source code of colorama module do I have to add the fulltext of the BSD-3 License?
    – arcano
    Jul 7, 2018 at 19:54
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    You don't need to include anything then, since you're not including any source or object code copies.
    – J4Wx
    Jul 7, 2018 at 21:42

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