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software license question

From: Barry Lind <barry(at)xythos(dot)com>
To: pgsql-hackers(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: software license question
Date: 2002-01-02 21:47:13
Message-ID: 3C337FE1.8080704@xythos.com (view raw or flat)
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A question came up on the jdbc mail list today that I couldn't answer. 
It involves some code that is in the jdbc cvs tree (and has been for 
many releases).  This code contains the following license terms in each 
file:

/*
* Redistribution and use of this software and associated documentation
* ("Software"), with or without modification, are permitted provided
* that the following conditions are met:
*
* 1. Redistributions of source code must retain copyright
* 
  statements and notices.  Redistributions must also contain a
* 
  copy of this document.
*
* 2. Redistributions in binary form must reproduce the
* 
  above copyright notice, this list of conditions and the
* 
  following disclaimer in the documentation and/or other
* 
  materials provided with the distribution.
*
* 3. The name "Exolab" must not be used to endorse or promote
* 
  products derived from this Software without prior written
* 
  permission of Exoffice Technologies.  For written permission,
* 
  please contact info(at)exolab(dot)org(dot)
*
* 4. Products derived from this Software may not be called "Exolab"
* 
  nor may "Exolab" appear in their names without prior written
* 
  permission of Exoffice Technologies. Exolab is a registered
* 
  trademark of Exoffice Technologies.
*
* 5. Due credit should be given to the Exolab Project
* 
  (http://www.exolab.org/).
*
* THIS SOFTWARE IS PROVIDED BY EXOFFICE TECHNOLOGIES AND CONTRIBUTORS
* ``AS IS'' AND ANY EXPRESSED OR IMPLIED WARRANTIES, INCLUDING, BUT
* NOT LIMITED TO, THE IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY AND
* FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE ARE DISCLAIMED.	IN NO EVENT SHALL
* EXOFFICE TECHNOLOGIES OR ITS CONTRIBUTORS BE LIABLE FOR ANY DIRECT,
* INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, SPECIAL, EXEMPLARY, OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES
* (INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, PROCUREMENT OF SUBSTITUTE GOODS OR
* SERVICES; LOSS OF USE, DATA, OR PROFITS; OR BUSINESS INTERRUPTION)
* HOWEVER CAUSED AND ON ANY THEORY OF LIABILITY, WHETHER IN CONTRACT,
* STRICT LIABILITY, OR TORT (INCLUDING NEGLIGENCE OR OTHERWISE)
* ARISING IN ANY WAY OUT OF THE USE OF THIS SOFTWARE, EVEN IF ADVISED
* OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGE.
*
* Copyright 1999 (C) Exoffice Technologies Inc. All Rights Reserved.
*



Is this a problem?

thanks,
--Barry



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