what is the source code license?

2010-09-07
2012-09-23
  • Nobody/Anonymous

    Can i use the source codes for my projects??

     
  • Torsten Rendelmann

    Yes, we use the BSD license 3-clause license ("New BSD License") see also htt
    p://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/BSD_licenses

    There is a license in the source tree which is dropped in C:\Program
    Files\RssBandit during installation. It currently reads

    ~~
    Copyright (c) 2003-2007, Dare Obasanjo & Torsten Rendelmann
    All rights reserved.

    Redistribution and use in source and binary forms, with or without
    modification,
    are permitted provided that the following conditions are met:

    • Redistributions of source code must retain the above copyright notice,
      this list of conditions and the following disclaimer.
    • 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.
    • Neither the name RSS Bandit nor the names of its contributors may be used
      to endorse or promote products derived from this software without specific
      prior written permission.

    THIS SOFTWARE IS PROVIDED BY THE COPYRIGHT HOLDERS AND CONTRIBUTORS "AS IS"
    AND ANY
    EXPRESS 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 THE COPYRIGHT OWNER OR 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.

    ADDITIONAL CREDITS

    This application is dependent on libraries or source code from the following
    sources
    which have been credited below

    • The #ZipLib library which is Copyright© Mike Krueger
    • The SandBar & SandDock libraries which are Copyright ©2005 by Divelements Limited,
      (http://www.divil.co.uk/net)
    • Portions of Source Code are Copyright ©2002-2004 by The Genghis Group
      (http://www.genghisgroup.com)
    • Portions of the Source Code are derived from the NntpClient library which is
      Copyright ©2002 by Jack Palevich
    • Documentation and Portions of the Source Code are Copyright ©2004-2006 by Phil Haack
     

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