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Licence of the open source version

Please refer to the COPYRIGHT in the risk_comp source files for the copyrights of the tools, which are a distinct part of the project (used at compilation time but not used at runtime, and which distributes external software—but don't panic, all the parts developped by Thierry Laronde are under the KerGIS Public Licence, and the external software is the cweb set of programs created by Donald E. Knuth and Silvio Levy...).

With the exception of the THIRD PARTIES DEVELOPMENT, the BULK of this work is new contributions or mainly derivations from the public domain sources, version 4.1.5, of the GRASS software as published by the developers of USACERL — US Army Construction Engineering Research Laboratory.

The COPYRIGHTS are the following, first for the THIRD PARTIES, and last for the BULK WORK.

THIRD PARTIES DEVELOPMENT

The Projection Library (libproj4) has been developed by Gerald Evenden and is incorporated as is in this release.

The COPYRIGHT for Gerald Evenden's libproj4 is this:


Copyright © 2003 Gerald I. Evenden

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 above 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.


FONTS

The standard system fonts coming with KerGIS are _vectorial_ ones and have the following copyright (from share/fonts/README):

This distribution of the Hershey Fonts may be used by anyone for
any purpose, commercial or otherwise, providing that:
1. The following acknowledgements must be distributed with
the font data:
- The Hershey Fonts were originally created by Dr.
A. V. Hershey while working at the U. S.
National Bureau of Standards.
- The format of the Font data in this distribution
was originally created by
James Hurt
Cognition, Inc.
900 Technology Park Drive
Billerica, MA 01821
(mit-eddie!ci-dandelion!hurt)
2. The font data in this distribution may be converted into
any other format *EXCEPT* the format distributed by
the U.S. NTIS (which organization holds the rights
to the distribution and use of the font data in that
particular format). Not that anybody would really
*want* to use their format... each point is described
in eight bytes as "xxx yyy:", where xxx and yyy are
the coordinate values as ASCII numbers.

*PLEASE* be reassured: The legal implications of NTIS' attempt to control
a particular form of the Hershey Fonts *are* troubling. HOWEVER: We have
been endlessly and repeatedly assured by NTIS that they do not care what
we do with our version of the font data, they do not want to know about it,
they understand that we are distributing this information all over the world,
etc etc etc... but because it isn't in their *exact* distribution format, they
just don't care!!! So go ahead and use the data with a clear conscience! (If
you feel bad about it, take a smaller deduction for something on your taxes
next week...)

BULK WORK

The main authors of the original code are:

and also

See the man pages for more information.

This derived work is NOT identical to the original, and is NOT in the public domain and the following licence holds (the difference between 1.0 and 1.1 is just a more general rephrasing [ARISING FROM, OUT OF OR IN CONNECTION]):

The AUTHORS stands for:

KerGIS PUBLIC LICENCE v1.1

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

  1. Redistributions of source code must retain the above copyright notice, this list of conditions and the following disclaimer.
  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. All advertising materials mentioning features or use of this software must display the following acknowledgement:

    This product includes software developed for the KERGIS project by the AUTHORS.

    This advertisement must be conspicuous but can be made by directing the user to an easily accessible file listing the AUTHORS. For example, the generic sentence:

    This product includes software developed by third parties. See the file THE_AUTHORS for details.

    is OK.
  4. Neither the name of the KERGIS project nor the names of the AUTHORS may be used to endorse or promote products derived from this software without specific prior written permission.

THIS SOFTWARE IS PROVIDED BY THE KERGIS PROJECT AND AUTHORS ``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 KERGIS PROJECT OR AUTHORS 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 FROM, OUT OF OR IN CONNECTION WITH THE SOFTWARE OR ITS USE OR DEALING, EVEN IF ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGE.

YOU USE THIS SOFTWARE AT YOUR OWN RISK AND UNDER YOUR OWN RESPONSABILITY AND USING IT IMPLIES ACCEPTATION OF THE TERMS OF THIS LICENCE.

THIS AGREEMENT IS GOVERNED BY THE LAWS OF FRANCE.

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