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From Antonio Gallardo <anto...@apache.org>
Subject Re: lib-png licence (Scott's Very Free License)
Date Fri, 23 Sep 2005 20:49:52 GMT
Upayavira wrote:

> Henri Yandell wrote:
>> Hopefully a relatively easy one. We've a dependency on a library 
>> called Jisp that as of version 2.5.1 was licenced under a modified 
>> lib-png licence.
>> The modifications themselves appear to be pretty innocuous.
>> Is this okay for the ASF?
>> Hen
>> ===================================
>> Scott's Very Free License
>> If you modify this file, you may insert additional notices 
>> immediately following
>> this sentence.
>> Copyright 2001 Scott Robert Ladd. All rights reserved, except as 
>> noted herein.
>> This computer program source file is supplied "AS IS". Scott Robert 
>> Ladd (hereinafter referred to as "Author") disclaims all warranties, 
>> expressed or implied, including, without limitation, the warranties 
>> of merchantability and of fitness for any purpose. The Author assumes 
>> no liability for direct, indirect, incidental, special, exemplary, or 
>> consequential damages, which may result from the use of this free 
>> product, even if advised of the possibility of such damage.
>> The Author hereby grants anyone permission to use, copy, modify, and 
>> distribute this source code, or portions hereof, for any legal 
>> purpose, without fee, subject to the following restrictions:
>>   The origin of this source code must not be misrepresented.
>>   Altered versions must be plainly marked as such and must not be 
>> misrepresented as being the original source.
>>   This Copyright notice may not be removed or altered from any source 
>> or altered source distribution.
>> The Author specifically permits (without fee) and encourages the use 
>> of this source code for entertainment, education, or decoration. If 
>> you use this source code in a product, acknowledgment is not required 
>> but would be appreciated.
>> The Author's contact information is:
>>   Scott Robert Ladd
>>   scott@coyotegulch.com
>>   http://www.coyotegulch.com
> Beware, Jisp 2 has some reliability bugs, as were experienced by 
> Cocoon, Jisp 3 fixes them, however he has switched to GPL for that.
> So I would advise against using JISP if you possibly can within an 
> Apache environment.


Best Regards,

Antonio Gallardo.

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