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Added the QPL LICENCE

1 THE Q PUBLIC LICENSE
2 version 1.0
3
4 Copyright (C) 1999 Troll Tech AS, Norway.
5 Everyone is permitted to copy and
6 distribute this license document.
7
8 The intent of this license is to establish freedom to share and change the
9 software regulated by this license under the open source model.
10
11 This license applies to any software containing a notice placed by the
12 copyright holder saying that it may be distributed under the terms of
13 the Q Public License version 1.0. Such software is herein referred to as
14 the Software. This license covers modification and distribution of the
15 Software, use of third-party application programs based on the Software,
16 and development of free software which uses the Software.
17
18 Granted Rights
19
20 1. You are granted the non-exclusive rights set forth in this license
21 provided you agree to and comply with any and all conditions in this
22 license. Whole or partial distribution of the Software, or software
23 items that link with the Software, in any form signifies acceptance of
24 this license.
25
26 2. You may copy and distribute the Software in unmodified form provided
27 that the entire package, including - but not restricted to - copyright,
28 trademark notices and disclaimers, as released by the initial developer
29 of the Software, is distributed.
30
31 3. You may make modifications to the Software and distribute your
32 modifications, in a form that is separate from the Software, such as
33 patches. The following restrictions apply to modifications:
34
35 a. Modifications must not alter or remove any copyright notices in
36 the Software.
37
38 b. When modifications to the Software are released under this
39 license, a non-exclusive royalty-free right is granted to the
40 initial developer of the Software to distribute your modification
41 in future versions of the Software provided such versions remain
42 available under these terms in addition to any other license(s) of
43 the initial developer.
44
45 4. You may distribute machine-executable forms of the Software or
46 machine-executable forms of modified versions of the Software, provided
47 that you meet these restrictions:
48
49 a. You must include this license document in the distribution.
50
51 b. You must ensure that all recipients of the machine-executable forms
52 are also able to receive the complete machine-readable source code
53 to the distributed Software, including all modifications, without
54 any charge beyond the costs of data transfer, and place prominent
55 notices in the distribution explaining this.
56
57 c. You must ensure that all modifications included in the
58 machine-executable forms are available under the terms of this
59 license.
60
61 5. You may use the original or modified versions of the Software to
62 compile, link and run application programs legally developed by you
63 or by others.
64
65 6. You may develop application programs, reusable components and other
66 software items that link with the original or modified versions of the
67 Software. These items, when distributed, are subject to the following
68 requirements:
69
70 a. You must ensure that all recipients of machine-executable forms of
71 these items are also able to receive and use the complete
72 machine-readable source code to the items without any charge
73 beyond the costs of data transfer.
74
75 b. You must explicitly license all recipients of your items to use
76 and re-distribute original and modified versions of the items in
77 both machine-executable and source code forms. The recipients must
78 be able to do so without any charges whatsoever, and they must be
79 able to re-distribute to anyone they choose.
80
81
82 c. If the items are not available to the general public, and the
83 initial developer of the Software requests a copy of the items,
84 then you must supply one.
85
86 Limitations of Liability
87
88 In no event shall the initial developers or copyright holders be liable
89 for any damages whatsoever, including - but not restricted to - lost
90 revenue or profits or other direct, indirect, special, incidental or
91 consequential damages, even if they have been advised of the possibility
92 of such damages, except to the extent invariable law, if any, provides
93 otherwise.
94
95 No Warranty
96
97 The Software and this license document are provided AS IS with NO WARRANTY
98 OF ANY KIND, INCLUDING THE WARRANTY OF DESIGN, MERCHANTABILITY AND FITNESS
99 FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE.

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