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ParTecs Public License (PPL) Version 0.91

Licensor hereby grants to you a non-exclusive right to run, copy, modify and distribute the software subject to the following provisions.

Definitions

1. Within this licence:


"ParTecs software notice" means a notice that contains all of the following elements:
- an appropriate copyright notice,
- disclaimer of warranty,
- date of issue,
- duration of the first period and
- a link to a copy of this licence;

"notice addition" means an addition to the ParTecs software notice indicating:
- the fact that this software was modified, the person who modified this software,
- the fact that the licensor does not endorse modification, the date of issue and
- the duration of the first period of the modified version of the software.

"announcement" means a text stating "click here to read ParTecs software notice" linked to the ParTecs software notice and the name and/or logo of the licensor.

"announcement modification" means a modification to the announcement indicating:
- the fact that this software was modified,
- the name and/or logo of the person who modified this software (the logo should not be bigger than 70% of the logo of the licensor),
- the fact that the licensor does not endorse the modification.
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First Period

2. For a period of up to 12 months from the date of issue you are permitted to:


a) run in any way the software and any modified version of the software;

b) copy the software and any modified version of the software provided that you attach to each copy a ParTecs software notice and you do not distribute the software;

c) allow third parties to run the software and modified versions of the software through a computer network (i.e.: in application service provider mode) provided that you do not distribute the software and the modified versions of the software;

d) modify the software and allow your employees to access the source code of the software for this purpose, provided that you also meet all of these conditions:
i) you must cause the modified files to carry prominent notice stating that you changed the files and the date of any change;
ii) you must not remove the ParTecs software notice accompanying the software and you must add a notice addition to it;
iii) you must not remove the announcements that are printed or displayed when the software is run for interactive use and you must make an annoucement modification;
iv) you must not remove the facilities that allow all the users that interact with the software through a computer network:
- during the first period, to request the complete source code of the software and obtain transmission when the first period elapses and,
- since the first period elapsed, to request for the immediate transmission of the complete source code of the software;
v) you must add the facilities that allow all the users that interact with the modified version of the software through a computer network:
- during the first period of the modified version of the software, to request the complete source code of the modified version of the software and obtain transmission when that first period elapses and,
- since the first period of the modified version of the software elapsed, to request for the immediate transmission of the complete source code of the modified version of the software;

3. At its own discretion, the licensor can reduce the duration of the first period.

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Second Period

4. Once the first period has elapsed you will have permission to run, copy, redistribute and/or modify the software (and any version of the software you will have modified during the first period) under the terms of the Affero General Public License version 1.0 or higher or under the Free Software Foundation's GNU General Public License version 3 or higher, so long as that version of the GNU GPL includes terms and conditions substantially equivalent to those of the Affero General Public License.

5. Whoever makes a modified version of the software is also given the option to licence the modified version of the software under the terms of the ParTecs license version 1.0 or higher provided that all of the conditions indicated in article 2.d) of this licence are met and distribution of the modified version of the software begins after that the first period has elapsed.

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Disclaimer

6. THIS SOFTWARE IS PROVIDED BY THE LICENSOR ''AS IS'' AND ANY EXPRESSED 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 LICENSOR 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.

 
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