BSD-2-Clause Plus Patent License

BSD-2-Clause Plus Patent License

This license is designed to provide a simple permissive license that is compatible with the GNU GPL-2.0 and which also has an express patent grant included.

Permissions:

✓ Commercial use
The licensed material and derivatives may be used for commercial purposes.
✓ Distribution
The licensed material may be distributed.
✓ Modification
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✓ Patent use
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✓ Private use
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✗ Liability
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✗ Warranty
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Redistribution and use in source and binary forms, with or without
modification, are permitted provided that the following conditions are met:

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this list of conditions and the following disclaimer.

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and/or other materials provided with the distribution.

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to make, have made, use, offer to sell, sell, import, and otherwise transfer
this software, where such license applies only to those patent claims, already
acquired or hereafter acquired, licensable by such copyright holder or
contributor that are necessarily infringed by:

(a) their Contribution(s) (the licensed copyrights of copyright holders and
non-copyrightable additions of contributors, in source or binary form) alone;
or

(b) combination of their Contribution(s) with the work of authorship to which
such Contribution(s) was added by such copyright holder or contributor, if,
at the time the Contribution is added, such addition causes such combination
to be necessarily infringed. The patent license shall not apply to any other
combinations which include the Contribution.

Except as expressly stated above, no rights or licenses from any copyright
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implication, estoppel or otherwise.

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