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authorJoel Sherrill <joel.sherrill@OARcorp.com>1997-04-22 13:07:36 +0000
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#
LICENSE INFORMATION
-For the purposes of this document the Real Time Executive for
-Missile Systems (RTEMS) is defined to include all source code,
-documentation, shell utilities developed by On-Line Applications
-Research Corporation (OAR) under contract of the U.S. Army
-Missile Command. OAR obtained the copyright for RTEMS and
-subsequently assigned ownership of said copyright to the
-U.S. Government. As part of this transfer, OAR waived all
-claims of ownership for RTEMS. Since OAR no longer makes claims
-of ownership of RTEMS, OAR in no event shall be held liable
-for damages including any general, special, incidental or
-consequential damages arising out of the use or inability
-to use the RTEMS software or documentation or of the support
-services provided (including but not limited to loss of data or
-data being rendered inaccurate or losses sustained by you or
-third parties or a failure of the program to operate with any
-other programs), even if advised of the possibility of such damages.
-
-Simply stated any file containing the U.S. Government
-copyright notice or relocatables derived from one or more of
-these files are covered by this agreement.
-
-RTEMS may be reproduced by or for the U.S. Government pursuant
-to the copyright license under the clause at DFARS 252.227-7013.
-The following notice must appear in all copies of RTEMS and its
-derivatives:
-
- COPYRIGHT (c) 1989, 1990, 1991, 1992, 1993, 1994.
- On-Line Applications Research Corporation (OAR).
- All rights assigned to U.S. Government, 1994.
-
- This material may be reproduced by or for the U.S. Government
- pursuant to the copyright license under the clause at DFARS
- 252.227-7013. This notice must appear in all copies of this
- material and its derivatives.
-
-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 and documentation 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.
- Redistributions in binary form must contain or make available the
- RTEMS source code.
-
- 3. All advertising materials mentioning features or use of this software
- must display the following acknowledgement:
- This product includes software developed for the U.S. Government
- by On-Line Applications Research Corp.
-
- 4. Neither the name of the author nor the U.S. Government may be used to
- endorse or promote products derived from this software without specific
- prior written permission.
-
-
-RTEMS is provided "AS IS" without warranty of any kind, either
-expressed or implied, including, but not limited to, the implied
-warranties of merchantability, title and fitness for a
-particular purpose. The U.S. Government does not warrant that
-the RTEMS software or documentation will satisfy your requirements
-or that the software and documentation are without defect or error
-or that the operation of the software will be uninterrupted.
-
-The U.S. Government shall in no event shall be held liable for
-damages including any general, special, incidental or consequential
-damages arising out of the use or inability to use the RTEMS software
-or documentation or of the support services provided (including
-but not limited to loss of data or data being rendered
-inaccurate or losses sustained by you or third parties or a
-failure of the program to operate with any other programs), even
-if the U.S. Government has been advised of the possibility of such damages.
-
-The U.S. Government reserves the right to revise this material
-and to make changes from time to time in the content hereof without
-obligation to notify anyone or any organization of such revision
-or changes.
-
-OAR remains the sole organization authorized by contract to
-distribute or provide support and training for the Real-Time
-Executive for Multiprocessor Systems (RTEMS).
-
-In order to promote future research activities within the U.S.
-Government, we request that potential users of RTEMS notify us
-as to the systems that RTEMS is being utilized. This will allow
-us to publicize our Dual-Use / Reuse capabilities in support of
-the current administration's goals. This can be accomplished by
-calling the RTEMS phone numbers published in the documentation
-or by electronic mail to "rtems@redstone.army.mil". Your
-cooperation is greatly appreciated. Again, thank you for using
-RTEMS.
-
-RTEMS
-U.S. ARMY Missile Command
-ATTN: AMSMI-RD-GC-S
-Redstone Arsenal, AL 35898-5254
-Voice: (205) 842-6906
-FAX: (205) 842-6917
-EMAIL: rtems@redstone.army.mil
-
-
-On-Line Applications Research Corporation.
-2227 Drake Avenue SW
-Suite 10-F
-Huntsville, AL 35805
-(205) 883-0131
-
-
-
-
+RTEMS is free software; you can redistribute it and/or modify it under
+terms of the GNU General Public License as published by the
+Free Software Foundation; either version 2, or (at your option) any
+later version. RTEMS is distributed in the hope that it will be useful,
+but WITHOUT ANY WARRANTY; without even the implied warranty of
+MERCHANTABILITY or FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE. See the GNU
+General Public License for more details. You should have received
+a copy of the GNU General Public License along with RTEMS; see
+file COPYINGB. If not, write to the Free Software Foundation, 675
+Mass Ave, Cambridge, MA 02139, USA.
+
+As a special exception, including RTEMS header files in a file,
+instantiating RTEMS generics or templates, or linking other files
+with RTEMS objects to produce an executable application, does not
+by itself cause the resulting executable application to be covered
+by the GNU General Public License. This exception does not
+however invalidate any other reasons why the executable file might be
+covered by the GNU Public License.