File:  [EPICS Repository] / base / LICENSE
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Fri Jan 9 16:00:48 2004 UTC (13 years, 11 months ago) by anj
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Changed to the EPICS Open license as agreed with ANL Legal.

Copyright (c) 1991-2004 University of Chicago and The Regents of the
University of California. All rights reserved.

EPICS BASE is distributed subject to the following license conditions:

 SOFTWARE LICENSE AGREEMENT
 Software: EPICS BASE
 Versions: 3.13.7 and higher

 1. The "Software", below, refers to EPICS BASE (in either source code, or
    binary form and accompanying documentation). Each licensee is
    addressed as "you" or "Licensee."

 2. The copyright holders shown above and their third-party licensors
    hereby grant Licensee a royalty-free nonexclusive license, subject to
    the limitations stated herein and U.S. Government license rights.

 3. You may modify and make a copy or copies of the Software for use
    within your organization, if you meet the following conditions:
      a. Copies in source code must include the copyright notice and this
         Software License Agreement.
      b. Copies in binary form must include the copyright notice and this
         Software License Agreement in the documentation and/or other
         materials provided with the copy.

 4. You may modify a copy or copies of the Software or any portion of it,
    thus forming a work based on the Software, and distribute copies of
    such work outside your organization, if you meet all of the following
    conditions:
      a. Copies in source code must include the copyright notice and this
         Software License Agreement;
      b. Copies in binary form must include the copyright notice and this
         Software License Agreement in the documentation and/or other
         materials provided with the copy;
      c. Modified copies and works based on the Software must carry
         prominent notices stating that you changed specified portions of
         the Software.

 5. Portions of the Software resulted from work developed under a U.S.
    Government contract and are subject to the following license: the
    Government is granted for itself and others acting on its behalf a
    paid-up, nonexclusive, irrevocable worldwide license in this computer
    software to reproduce, prepare derivative works, and perform publicly
    and display publicly.

 6. WARRANTY DISCLAIMER. THE SOFTWARE IS SUPPLIED "AS IS" WITHOUT WARRANTY
    OF ANY KIND. THE COPYRIGHT HOLDERS, THEIR THIRD PARTY LICENSORS, THE
    UNITED STATES, THE UNITED STATES DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY, AND THEIR
    EMPLOYEES: (1) DISCLAIM ANY WARRANTIES, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING
    BUT NOT LIMITED TO ANY IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS
    FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, TITLE OR NON-INFRINGEMENT, (2) DO NOT ASSUME
    ANY LEGAL LIABILITY OR RESPONSIBILITY FOR THE ACCURACY, COMPLETENESS,
    OR USEFULNESS OF THE SOFTWARE, (3) DO NOT REPRESENT THAT USE OF THE
    SOFTWARE WOULD NOT INFRINGE PRIVATELY OWNED RIGHTS, (4) DO NOT WARRANT
    THAT THE SOFTWARE WILL FUNCTION UNINTERRUPTED, THAT IT IS ERROR-FREE
    OR THAT ANY ERRORS WILL BE CORRECTED.

 7. LIMITATION OF LIABILITY. IN NO EVENT WILL THE COPYRIGHT HOLDERS, THEIR
    THIRD PARTY LICENSORS, THE UNITED STATES, THE UNITED STATES DEPARTMENT
    OF ENERGY, OR THEIR EMPLOYEES: BE LIABLE FOR ANY INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL,
    CONSEQUENTIAL, SPECIAL OR PUNITIVE DAMAGES OF ANY KIND OR NATURE,
    INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO LOSS OF PROFITS OR LOSS OF DATA, FOR ANY
    REASON WHATSOEVER, WHETHER SUCH LIABILITY IS ASSERTED ON THE BASIS OF
    CONTRACT, TORT (INCLUDING NEGLIGENCE OR STRICT LIABILITY), OR
    OTHERWISE, EVEN IF ANY OF SAID PARTIES HAS BEEN WARNED OF THE
    POSSIBILITY OF SUCH LOSS OR DAMAGES.

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This software is in part copyrighted by the BERLINER SPEICHERRING
GESELLSCHAFT FUER SYNCHROTRONSTRAHLUNG M.B.H. (BESSY), BERLIN, GERMANY.

In no event shall BESSY be liable to any party for direct, indirect,
special, incidental, or consequential damages arising out of the use of
this software, its documentation, or any derivatives thereof, even if
BESSY has been advised of the possibility of such damage.

BESSY specifically disclaims any warranties, including, but not limited
to, the implied warranties of merchantability, fitness for a particular
purpose, and non-infringement.  This software is provided on an "as is"
basis, and BESSY has no obligation to provide maintenance, support,
updates, enhancements, or modifications.
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