[License-review] For Approval: Public Software License
luis at lu.is
Thu Mar 13 14:04:47 UTC 2014
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On Sun, Mar 9, 2014 at 4:03 AM, Nikolaos-Modestos Kougioulis <
nkougioulis at sdf.org> wrote:
> To whom it may concern,
> I am writing you this e-mail to request approval for my License, regarding
> the Open Source definition.
> 1) The Cryptix General License is the most similar OSI-approved license.
> To my concern, that permissive, free software licence, does not make a
> clear definition of Limitation of Liability. The Public Software License is
> based on the Cryptix General License, with a clear disambiguation between
> the Disclaimer of Warranty and the Limitation of Liability. Moreover, at
> the end of the Public Software License, the agreement between the licensor
> and the end software user is stated clearly, aiming to emphasize the
> responsibilities of the user regarding the terms of the License.
> 2) I believe software released under the Public Software License will make
> the limitations and warranties of the license much more clear, yet under
> the Permissive free software license scope.
> Public Software License
> Version 1.0, 27 December 2012
> Copyright (c) 2012 Nikolaos-Modestos Kougioulis.
> All rights Reserved.
> 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 ON AN ``AS IS`` BASIS, UNLESS REQUIRED BY
> APPLICABLE LAW OR AGREED TO IN WRITING. THAT SHALL MEAN THAT THE LICENSED
> WORK COMES WITH ABSOLUTELY NO WARRANTY OR CONDITIONS OF ANY KIND, EXPRESSED
> OR IMPLIED, INCLUDED, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, THE WARRANTIES OF CONDITIONS OF
> TITLE, NON-INFRIGEMENT, MERCHANTABILITY OR FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR
> YOU ASSUME THE RISKS ACCOMPANIED USING THE PROGRAM. IN NO EVENT SHALL THE
> AUTHORS BE LIABLE TO YOU FOR ANY DEFECTIVE TYPE OF QUALITY AND PERFORMANCE
> THAT MAY OCCUR DURING THE USE OF THE WORK.
> IN NO EVENT, INCLUDING WITHOUT LIMITATION, NEGLIGENCE, UNLESS REQUIRED
> BY APPLICABLE LAW SHALL THE AUTHOR OR ANY COPYRIGHT HOLDER(INCLUDING
> CONTRIBUTORS) BE RESPONSIBLE TO YOU FOR DAMAGES, DATA LOSS, COMPUTER
> MALFUNCTION OR ANY OTHER TYPE OF CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES OCCURRING FROM
> THE MISUSE OF THE PROGRAM, EVEN IF SUCH PARTIES HAVE BEEN ADVISED OF
> THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES.
> You hereby acknowledge that you have fully read and understand the
> License and agree that the use of the licensed work is an acknowledgement
> your agreement to the terms stated herein.
> Nikolaos-Modestos Kougioulis
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