Clarify licensing arrangements

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John Mark Bell 17 years ago
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The source code, documentation, translatable messages files and UI
definitions contained within NetSurf are licensed under the following terms:
NetSurf is free software; you can redistribute it and/or modify
it under the terms of the GNU General Public License as published by
the Free Software Foundation; version 2 of the License.
In addition, as a special exception, permission is granted to link the
code of this release of NetSurf with the OpenSSL project's "OpenSSL"
library (or with modified versions of it that use the same licence as
the "OpenSSL" library), and distribute the linked executables. You must
obey the GNU General Public License version 2 in all respects for all of
the code used other than "OpenSSL". If you modify the code, you may
extend this exception to your version of the code, but you are not
obligated to do so. If you do not wish to do so, delete this exception
statement from your version.
All visual artwork contained within NetSurf is licensed under the terms of
the MIT License.
The full text of the MIT and GPL licenses are provided in Annex A and
Annex B of this document.
Annex A: The MIT License
------------------------
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.
Annex B: The GNU General Public License
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GNU GENERAL PUBLIC LICENSE
Version 2, June 1991

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