Legal instrument governing use and redistribution
G. Each Contributor represents that its Modification is believed to be the Contributor’s original creation and does not violate any existing agreements, regulations, statutes or rules, and further that Contributor has sufficient rights to grant the rights conveyed by this Agreement.
Permission is hereby granted, free of charge, to any person obtaining a copy of this software and associated documentation files (the “Software”), to deal in the Software without restriction, including without limitation the rights to use, copy, modify, merge, publish, distribute, sublicense, and/or sell copies of the Software, and to permit persons to whom the Software is furnished to do so, subject to the following conditions:
The copyright notice and this permission notice shall be included in all copies or substantial portions of the Software.
THE SOFTWARE IS PROVIDED “AS IS”, WITHOUT WARRANTY OF ANY KIND, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO THE WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE AND NONINFRINGEMENT. IN NO EVENT SHALL THE AUTHORS OR COPYRIGHT HOLDERS BE LIABLE FOR ANY CLAIM, DAMAGES OR OTHER LIABILITY, WHETHER IN AN ACTION OF CONTRACT, TORT OR OTHERWISE, ARISING FROM, OUT OF OR IN CONNECTION WITH THE SOFTWARE OR THE USE OR OTHER DEALINGS IN THE SOFTWARE.
Is it libre?
But you can sublicence or receive a modified version:
The Software shall be used for Good, not Evil.
Requires all modified and extended versions to be libre.
Creator has exclusive rights for use and distribution
If you are the copyright owner, you can release the same software under multiple licences.
// Copyright 2010 - 2016 Sam Halliday // Licence: http://www.gnu.org/licenses/gpl-3.0.en.html
Include the full licence in a
Exclusive rights granted to an inventor in exchange for detailed public disclosure of an invention.
Recognisable symbol or name which identifies products or services of a particular source.
We are happy for people to use derivations of it for their open source projects and events. There’s no official policy, just an informal “go for it!” when anyone asks us.
– Heather Miller, EPFL
And on that note…