Subject: Re: Formal Request for Approval: Simplified Artistic License
From: "Robert Samuel White" <webmaster@enetwizard.net>
Date: Mon, 28 Oct 2002 04:38:48 -0500

I have significantly modified the license.  I apologize for not making
these changes before sending my original request for approval.  These
changes were necessary however.  I am going up against big business and
simply needed to clarify a few things and add a few added protections to
the license.  I do not expect any more changes to be made.  I feel this
license is solid and ready to undergo review by the OSI Board.



<<PACKAGE_NAME>> LICENSE

(Simplified Artistic License)

Preamble

Copyright <<COPYRIGHT_HOLDER>>, <<COPYRIGHT_YEAR>>.  All Rights
Reserved.

The intent of this document is to state the conditions under which
<<PACKAGE_NAME>> ("Package"), and derivatives of that collection of
files created through textual modification, may be copied, such that the
author, <<COPYRIGHT_HOLDER>> ("Copyright Holder"), maintains some
semblance of artistic control over the development of the Package, while
giving the users of the Package ("You") the right to use and distribute
the
Package in a more-or-less customary fashion, plus the right to make
reasonable modifications.


Conditions of Redistribution and Use

You may redistribute and use this Package, in source and binary forms,
with or without modification, provided that the following conditions are
met:

- All distributions of this Package, and its derivatives, are subject to
this License.  Software offered in conjunction with this Package is not
necessarily subject to this condition. 

- Redistributions of the Package in source form must retain the original
copyright notices and associated comments that are denoted as an
attribution notice in the source code, as furnished by the Copyright
Holder.  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.

- If the source code of this Package was modified in any way, and these
changes are made as part of a redistribution of the Package, each file
that was modified must include the statement "this file was modified
from its original version" along with appropriate comments indicating
how and why the file was modified; these comments should be placed
directly underneath the attribution notice of each file.  If these
changes are being made for a binary distribution only, you must indicate
that you are using a modified version of the Package.  

- Any files supplied as input to or produced as output from the programs
of this Package, and any files that are designed to work in conjunction
with this Package, that are not distributed with the original Package as
supplied by the Copyright Holder, do not fall under the copyright of
this Package, but belong to whoever generated them.

- The name of the Copyright Holder may not be used to endorse or promote
products derived from this Package without specific prior written
permission from the Copyright Holder. For written permission, please
contact <<CONTACT_INFO>>.

- The name(s) "<<PRODUCT_NAME>>" must not be used to endorse or promote
products derived from this Package without specific prior written
permission from the Copyright Holder.

- Products derived from this Package may not be called
"<<PRODUCT_NAME>>", nor may "<<PRODUCT_NAME>>" appear in their name,
without specific prior written permission of the Copyright Holder.  You
may indicate that your software works in conjunction with <<PRODUCT
NAME>> by calling it "Product for <<PRODUCT_NAME>>" instead of
"<<PRODUCT NAME>> Product."

- You may not advertise this Package as a product of your own.

- You agree that any lawsuit you file against the Copyright Holder shall
be maintained in the courts of the jurisdiction in which the Copyright
Holder resides or in which the Copyright Holder conducts its primary
business, and under the laws of that jurisdiction excluding its
conflict-of-law provisions.

- This License shall terminate automatically and you may no longer
exercise any of the rights granted to you by this License if you file a
lawsuit in any court against the Copyright Holder.


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THIS PRODUCT IS PROVIDED ON AN "AS IS" BASIS, WITHOUT WARRANTIES OR
CONDITIONS OF ANY KIND, EITHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING, WITHOUT
LIMITATION, ANY WARRANTIES OR CONDITIONS OF TITLE, NON-INFRINGEMENT,
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DETERMINING WHETHER THIS PACKAGE DOES WHAT (S)HE EXPECTS IT TO DO, AND
FOR DETERMINING THE APPROPRIATENESS OF USING AND DISTRIBUTING THIS
PACKAGE, AND ASSUMES ALL RISKS ASSOCIATED WITH ITS EXERCISE OF RIGHTS
UNDER THIS AGREEMENT, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO, THE RISKS AND COSTS
OF PROGRAM ERRORS, COMPLIANCE WITH APPLICABLE LAWS, DAMAGE TO OR LOSS OF
DATA, PROGRAMS OR EQUIPMENT, AND UNAVAILABILITY OR INTERRUPTION OF
OPERATIONS.

NEITHER RECIPIENT NOR ANY CONTRIBUTORS SHALL HAVE ANY LIABILITY FOR ANY
DIRECT, INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, SPECIAL, EXEMPLARY, OR CONSEQUENTIAL
DAMAGES (INCLUDING WITHOUT LIMITATION LOST PROFITS), 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 OR DISTRIBUTION OF THIS PACKAGE OR THE EXERCISE OF ANY RIGHTS
GRANTED HEREUNDER, EVEN IF ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES.


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