December 2, 1998
DRAFT -- Please do not distribute.
DISCLAIMER OF WARRANTY
In no event shall Northeastern University (NEU) be liable to any party for direct, indirect, special, incidental, or consequential damages arising out of the use of this software and its documentation, even if NEU has been advised of the possibility of such damage.
NEU specifically disclaims any warranties, including, but not limited to, the implied warranties of merchantability and fitness for a particular purpose. The software provided hereunder is on an ``as is'' basis, and NEU has no obligation to provide maintenance, support, updates, enhancements, or modifications.
Copyright © 1996-1998 Northeastern University, Boston, MA 02115-9959. All rights reserved. Copyright in the Demeter System and associated documents (``SOFTWARE'') is owned by Northeastern University. Any person is hereby authorized to view, copy, print, run, modify, and distribute SOFTWARE (without fee) subject to the following conditions:
Note that any product, process or technology described in the SOFTWARE may be the subject of other Intellectual Property rights reserved by Northeastern University and are not licensed hereunder.
The Demeter System is developed at Northeastern University, Boston, in the College of Computer Science, by the Demeter Research Group with support from DARPA, NSF, IBM, Mettler Toledo, Xerox PARC, Citibank, SAIC and Mitsubishi.
THIS SOFTWARE IS PROVIDED ``AS IS'' WITHOUT WARRANTY OF ANY KIND, EITHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, THE IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, OR NON-INFRINGEMENT.
NORTHEASTERN UNIVERSITY MAY MAKE IMPROVEMENTS AND/OR CHANGES IN THE SOFTWARE AT ANY TIME.
Summary: You can use the current Demeter System to produce products and
sell them but you cannot sell the Demeter System or its derivative
works. But you may redistribute them for free. You must report back your
successful uses which will allow us to attract further funding for our
project. For further information on intellectual property matters
regarding Demeter contact
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