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RAR license (shareware/proprietary) for app-arch/rar

1 The RAR Archiver
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3 License for use and distribution
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5
6
7 The RAR archiver is distributes as try-before-you-buy. This means:
8
9 1. All copyrights to RAR are exclusively owned by the author
10 - Eugene Roshal.
11
12 2. Anyone may use this software during a test period of 40
13 days. Following this test period of 40 days or less, if
14 you wish to continue to use RAR, you MUST register.
15
16 3. There are 5 basic types of licenses issued for RAR, these are:
17
18 a. A single computer USAGE license. The user purchases ONE license
19 to USE the RAR archiver on ONE computer.
20
21 b. A Multiple USAGE license. The user purchases a number of USAGE
22 licenses for use, by the purchaser, the purchaser's employees or
23 accredited agents, on the same number of computers.
24
25 c. A SITE USAGE license. The user purchases a single USAGE license,
26 authorising the USE of RAR, by the purchaser, the purchaser's
27 employees or accredited agents, on an unlimited number of computers
28 at the same physical SITE location. This SITE location would
29 normally be defined as a single building, but could be considered
30 to be a number of buildings within the same, general, geographical
31 location, such as an industrial estate or small town.
32
33 d. A CORPORATE, NATIONAL or INTERNATIONAL USAGE license. The user
34 purchases a single USAGE license, authorising the USE of RAR, by
35 the purchaser, the purchaser's employees or accredited agents, on
36 an unlimited number of computers, regardless of location, but
37 owned or under the control of the purchaser.
38
39 e. A CORPORATE, RESALE license. The user purchases a license for
40 a limited and specified number of copies for the purpose of
41 reselling individual licenses to a third party with RAR being
42 included as a part of another application or system. This license
43 does NOT allow the direct reselling of RAR as a stand-alone
44 product.
45
46 Once registered, the user is granted a non-exclusive license to use
47 RAR on as many computers as defined by the licensing terms above
48 according to the number of licenses purchased, for any legal purpose.
49 The registered RAR software may not be rented or leased, but may be
50 permanently transferred, in it's entirety, if the person receiving it
51 agrees to the terms of this license. If the software is an update,
52 the transfer must include the update and all previous versions.
53
54 4. The RAR/WinRAR unregistered trial version may be freely distributed,
55 with exceptions noted below, provided the distribution package is not
56 modified in any way.
57
58 a. No person or company may distribute separate parts of the package
59 with the exception of the UnRAR components, without written
60 permission of the copyright owner.
61
62 b. The RAR/WinRAR unregistered trial version may not be distributed
63 inside of any other software package without written permission
64 of the copyright owner.
65
66 c. Hacks/crack, keys or key generators may not be included on the
67 same distribution.
68
69 5. To register you must complete the registration form and send
70 it, with registration fee, to one of the authorized
71 registration sites, see RAR_SITE.TXT.
72
73 6. THE RAR ARCHIVER IS DISTRIBUTED "AS IS". NO WARRANTY OF ANY
74 KIND IS EXPRESSED OR IMPLIED. YOU USE AT YOUR OWN RISK.
75 NEITHER THE AUTHOR NOR THE AGENTS OF THE AUTHOR WILL BE LIABLE
76 FOR DATA LOSS, DAMAGES, LOSS OF PROFITS OR ANY OTHER KIND OF LOSS
77 WHILE USING OR MISUSING THIS SOFTWARE.
78
79 7. There are NO additional license fees, apart from the cost of
80 registration, associated with the creation and distribution of RAR
81 archives, volumes, self-extracting archives or self-extracting
82 volumes. Legally registered owners may use their copies of RAR to
83 produce archives and self-extracting archives and to distribute those
84 archives free of any additional RAR royalties.
85
86 8. You may not use, copy, emulate, clone, rent, lease, sell, modify,
87 decompile, disassemble, otherwise reverse engineer, or transfer the
88 licensed program, or any subset of the licensed program, except as
89 provided for in this agreement. Any such unauthorized use shall
90 result in immediate and automatic termination of this license and
91 may result in criminal and/or civil prosecution.
92
93 Neither RAR binary code, WinRAR binary code, UnRAR source or UnRAR
94 binary code may be used or reverse engineered to re-create the RAR
95 compression algorithm, which is proprietary, without written
96 permission of the author.
97
98 RAR and WinRAR keyfiles may not be distributed, except as stated
99 in item 3) above, outside of the area of legal control of the
100 person or persons who purchased the original license, without
101 written permission of the copyright holder.
102
103 All rights not expressly granted here are reserved by Eugene Roshal.
104
105 9. Installing and using RAR signifies acceptance of these terms
106 and conditions of the license.
107
108 10. If you do not agree with the terms of this license you must remove
109 RAR files from your storage devices and cease to use the product.
110
111 Thank you for using the original RAR.
112
113 Eugene Roshal

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