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gSOAP Public License v1.3a
gSOAP Public License v1.3a
- Copyright (c) 2001-2004 Robert A. van Engelen, Genivia inc.
- Robert A. van Engelen, Genivia inc.
****** gSOAP Public License ******
**** Version 1.3a ****
The gSOAP public license is derived from the Mozilla Public License (MPL1.1).
The sections that were deleted from the original MPL1.1 text are 1.0.1, 2.1.
(c),(d), 2.2.(c),(d), 8.2.(b), 10, and 11. Section 3.8 was added. The modified
sections are 2.1.(b), 2.2.(b), 3.2 (simplified), 3.5 (deleted the last
sentence), and 3.6 (simplified).
***** 1 DEFINITIONS. *****
means each entity that creates or contributes to the creation of
1.2. "Contributor Version"
means the combination of the Original Code, prior Modifications used by a
Contributor, and the Modifications made by that particular Contributor.
1.3. "Covered Code"
means the Original Code, or Modifications or the combination of the
Original Code, and Modifications, in each case including portions
1.4. "Electronic Distribution Mechanism"
means a mechanism generally accepted in the software development
community for the electronic transfer of data.
means Covered Code in any form other than Source Code.
1.6. "Initial Developer"
means the individual or entity identified as the Initial Developer in the
Source Code notice required by Exhibit A.
1.7. "Larger Work"
means a work which combines Covered Code or portions thereof with code
not governed by the terms of this License.
means this document.
means having the right to grant, to the maximum extent possible, whether
at the time of the initial grant or subsequently acquired, any and all of
the rights conveyed herein.
means any addition to or deletion from the substance or structure of
either the Original Code or any previous Modifications. When Covered Code
is released as a series of files, a Modification is:
Any addition to or deletion from the contents of a file containing
Original Code or previous Modifications.
Any new file that contains any part of the Original Code, or
1.10. "Original Code"
means Source Code of computer software code which is described in the
Source Code notice required by Exhibit A as Original Code, and which, at
the time of its release under this License is not already Covered Code
governed by this License.
1.10.1. "Patent Claims"
means any patent claim(s), now owned or hereafter acquired, including
without limitation, method, process, and apparatus claims, in any patent
Licensable by grantor.
1.11. "Source Code"
means the preferred form of the Covered Code for making modifications to
it, including all modules it contains, plus any associated interface
definition files, scripts used to control compilation and installation of
an Executable, or source code differential comparisons against either the
Original Code or another well known, available Covered Code of the
Contributor's choice. The Source Code can be in a compressed or archival
form, provided the appropriate decompression or de-archiving software is
widely available for no charge.
1.12. "You" (or "Your")
means an individual or a legal entity exercising rights under, and
complying with all of the terms of, this License or a future version of
this License issued under Section 6.1. For legal entities, "You" includes
any entity which controls, is controlled by, or is under common control
with You. For purposes of this definition, "control" means (a) the power,
direct or indirect, to cause the direction or management of such entity,
whether by contract or otherwise, or (b) ownership of more than fifty
percent (50%) of the outstanding shares or beneficial ownership of such
***** 2 SOURCE CODE LICENSE. *****
2.1. The Initial Developer Grant.
The Initial Developer hereby grants You a world-wide, royalty-free, non-
exclusive license, subject to third party intellectual property claims:
under intellectual property rights (other than patent or trademark)
Licensable by Initial Developer to use, reproduce, modify, display,
perform, sublicense and distribute the Original Code (or portions
thereof) with or without Modifications, and/or as part of a Larger
under patents now or hereafter owned or controlled by Initial
Developer, to make, have made, use and sell ("offer to sell and
import") the Original Code, Modifications, or portions thereof, but
solely to the extent that any such patent is reasonably necessary
to enable You to utilize, alone or in combination with other
software, the Original Code, Modifications, or any combination or
2.2. Contributor Grant.
Subject to third party intellectual property claims, each Contributor
hereby grants You a world-wide, royalty-free, non-exclusive license
under intellectual property rights (other than patent or trademark)
Licensable by Contributor, to use, reproduce, modify, display,
perform, sublicense and distribute the Modifications created by
such Contributor (or portions thereof) either on an unmodified
basis, with other Modifications, as Covered Code and/or as part of
a Larger Work; and
under patents now or hereafter owned or controlled by Contributor,
to make, have made, use and sell ("offer to sell and import") the
Contributor Version (or portions thereof), but solely to the extent
that any such patent is reasonably necessary to enable You to
utilize, alone or in combination with other software, the
Contributor Version (or portions thereof).
***** 3 DISTRIBUTION OBLIGATIONS. *****
3.1. Application of License.
The Modifications which You create or to which You contribute are
governed by the terms of this License, including without limitation
Section 2.2. The Source Code version of Covered Code may be distributed
only under the terms of this License or a future version of this License
released under Section 6.1, and You must include a copy of this License
with every copy of the Source Code You distribute. You may not offer or
impose any terms on any Source Code version that alters or restricts the
applicable version of this License or the recipients' rights hereunder.
However, You may include an additional document offering the additional
rights described in Section 3.5.
3.2. Availability of Source Code.
Any Modification created by You will be provided to the Initial Developer
in Source Code form and are subject to the terms of the License.
3.3. Description of Modifications.
You must cause all Covered Code to which You contribute to contain a file
documenting the changes You made to create that Covered Code and the date
of any change. You must include a prominent statement that the
Modification is derived, directly or indirectly, from Original Code
provided by the Initial Developer and including the name of the Initial
Developer in (a) the Source Code, and (b) in any notice in an Executable
version or related documentation in which You describe the origin or
ownership of the Covered Code.
3.4. Intellectual Property Matters.
(a) Third Party Claims.
If Contributor has knowledge that a license under a third party's
intellectual property rights is required to exercise the rights
granted by such Contributor under Sections 2.1 or 2.2, Contributor
must include a text file with the Source Code distribution titled
"LEGAL" which describes the claim and the party making the claim in
sufficient detail that a recipient will know whom to contact. If
Contributor obtains such knowledge after the Modification is made
available as described in Section 3.2, Contributor shall promptly
modify the LEGAL file in all copies Contributor makes available
thereafter and shall take other steps (such as notifying
appropriate mailing lists or newsgroups) reasonably calculated to
inform those who received the Covered Code that new knowledge has
(b) Contributor APIs.
If Contributor's Modifications include an application programming
interface and Contributor has knowledge of patent licenses which
are reasonably necessary to implement that API, Contributor must
also include this information in the LEGAL file.
Contributor represents that, except as disclosed pursuant to
Section 3.4(a) above, Contributor believes that Contributor's
Modifications are Contributor's original creation(s) and/or
Contributor has sufficient rights to grant the rights conveyed by
3.5. Required Notices.
You must duplicate the notice in Exhibit A in each file of the Source
Code. If it is not possible to put such notice in a particular Source
Code file due to its structure, then You must include such notice in a
location (such as a relevant directory) where a user would be likely to
look for such a notice. If You created one or more Modification(s) You
may add your name as a Contributor to the notice described in Exhibit A.
You must also duplicate this License in any documentation for the Source
Code where You describe recipients' rights or ownership rights relating
to Covered Code. You may choose to offer, and to charge a fee for,
warranty, support, indemnity or liability obligations to one or more
recipients of Covered Code. However, You may do so only on Your own
behalf, and not on behalf of the Initial Developer or any Contributor.
3.6. Distribution of Executable Versions.
You may distribute Covered Code in Executable form only if the
requirements of Section 3.1-3.5 have been met for that Covered Code. You
may distribute the Executable version of Covered Code or ownership rights
under a license of Your choice, which may contain terms different from
this License, provided that You are in compliance with the terms of this
License and that the license for the Executable version does not attempt
to limit or alter the recipient's rights in the Source Code version from
the rights set forth in this License. If You distribute the Executable
version under a different license You must make it absolutely clear that
any terms which differ from this License are offered by You alone, not by
the Initial Developer or any Contributor. If you distribute executable
versions containing Covered Code as part of a product, you must reproduce
the notice in Exhibit B in the documentation and/or other materials
provided with the product.
3.7. Larger Works.
You may create a Larger Work by combining Covered Code with other code
not governed by the terms of this License and distribute the Larger Work
as a single product. In such a case, You must make sure the requirements
of this License are fulfilled for the Covered Code.
You may not remove any product identification, copyright, proprietary
notices or labels from gSOAP.
***** 4 INABILITY TO COMPLY DUE TO STATUTE OR REGULATION. *****
If it is impossible for You to comply with any of the terms of this License
with respect to some or all of the Covered Code due to statute, judicial order,
or regulation then You must: (a) comply with the terms of this License to the
maximum extent possible; and (b) describe the limitations and the code they
affect. Such description must be included in the LEGAL file described in
Section 3.4 and must be included with all distributions of the Source Code.
Except to the extent prohibited by statute or regulation, such description must
be sufficiently detailed for a recipient of ordinary skill to be able to
***** 5 APPLICATION OF THIS LICENSE. *****
This License applies to code to which the Initial Developer has attached the
notice in Exhibit A and to related Covered Code.
***** 6 VERSIONS OF THE LICENSE. *****
6.1. New Versions.
Grantor may publish revised and/or new versions of the License from time
to time. Each version will be given a distinguishing version number.
6.2. Effect of New Versions.
Once Covered Code has been published under a particular version of the
License, You may always continue to use it under the terms of that
version. You may also choose to use such Covered Code under the terms of
any subsequent version of the License.
6.3. Derivative Works.
If You create or use a modified version of this License (which you may
only do in order to apply it to code which is not already Covered Code
governed by this License), You must (a) rename Your license so that the
phrase "gSOAP" or any confusingly similar phrase do not appear in your
license (except to note that your license differs from this License) and
(b) otherwise make it clear that Your version of the license contains
terms which differ from the gSOAP Public License. (Filling in the name of
the Initial Developer, Original Code or Contributor in the notice
described in Exhibit A shall not of themselves be deemed to be
modifications of this License.)
***** 7 DISCLAIMER OF WARRANTY. *****
COVERED CODE IS PROVIDED UNDER THIS LICENSE ON AN "AS IS" BASIS, WITHOUT
WARRANTY OF ANY KIND, WHETHER EXPRESS, IMPLIED OR STATUTORY, INCLUDING, WITHOUT
LIMITATION, THE IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, OF FITNESS FOR A
PARTICULAR PURPOSE, NONINFRINGEMENT OF THIRD PARTY INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY
RIGHTS, AND ANY WARRANTY THAT MAY ARISE BY REASON OF TRADE USAGE, CUSTOM, OR
COURSE OF DEALING. WITHOUT LIMITING THE FOREGOING, YOU ACKNOWLEDGE THAT THE
SOFTWARE IS PROVIDED "AS IS" AND THAT THE AUTHORS DO NOT WARRANT THE SOFTWARE
WILL RUN UNINTERRUPTED OR ERROR FREE. LIMITED LIABILITY THE ENTIRE RISK AS TO
RESULTS AND PERFORMANCE OF THE SOFTWARE IS ASSUMED BY YOU. UNDER NO
CIRCUMSTANCES WILL THE AUTHORS BE LIABLE FOR ANY SPECIAL, INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL,
EXEMPLARY OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES OF ANY KIND OR NATURE WHATSOEVER, WHETHER
BASED ON CONTRACT, WARRANTY, TORT (INCLUDING NEGLIGENCE), STRICT LIABILITY OR
OTHERWISE, ARISING OUT OF OR IN ANY WAY RELATED TO THE SOFTWARE, EVEN IF THE
AUTHORS HAVE BEEN ADVISED ON THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGE OR IF SUCH DAMAGE
COULD HAVE BEEN REASONABLY FORESEEN, AND NOTWITHSTANDING ANY FAILURE OF
ESSENTIAL PURPOSE OF ANY EXCLUSIVE REMEDY PROVIDED. SUCH LIMITATION ON DAMAGES
INCLUDES, BUT IS NOT LIMITED TO, DAMAGES FOR LOSS OF GOODWILL, LOST PROFITS,
LOSS OF DATA OR SOFTWARE, WORK STOPPAGE, COMPUTER FAILURE OR MALFUNCTION OR
IMPAIRMENT OF OTHER GOODS. IN NO EVENT WILL THE AUTHORS BE LIABLE FOR THE COSTS
OF PROCUREMENT OF SUBSTITUTE SOFTWARE OR SERVICES. YOU ACKNOWLEDGE THAT THIS
SOFTWARE IS NOT DESIGNED FOR USE IN ON-LINE EQUIPMENT IN HAZARDOUS ENVIRONMENTS
SUCH AS OPERATION OF NUCLEAR FACILITIES, AIRCRAFT NAVIGATION OR CONTROL, OR
LIFE-CRITICAL APPLICATIONS. THE AUTHORS EXPRESSLY DISCLAIM ANY LIABILITY
RESULTING FROM USE OF THE SOFTWARE IN ANY SUCH ON-LINE EQUIPMENT IN HAZARDOUS
ENVIRONMENTS AND ACCEPTS NO LIABILITY IN RESPECT OF ANY ACTIONS OR CLAIMS BASED
ON THE USE OF THE SOFTWARE IN ANY SUCH ON-LINE EQUIPMENT IN HAZARDOUS
ENVIRONMENTS BY YOU. FOR PURPOSES OF THIS PARAGRAPH, THE TERM "LIFE-CRITICAL
APPLICATION" MEANS AN APPLICATION IN WHICH THE FUNCTIONING OR MALFUNCTIONING OF
THE SOFTWARE MAY RESULT DIRECTLY OR INDIRECTLY IN PHYSICAL INJURY OR LOSS OF
HUMAN LIFE. THIS DISCLAIMER OF WARRANTY CONSTITUTES AN ESSENTIAL PART OF THIS
LICENSE. NO USE OF ANY COVERED CODE IS AUTHORIZED HEREUNDER EXCEPT UNDER THIS
***** 8 TERMINATION. *****
This License and the rights granted hereunder will terminate
automatically if You fail to comply with terms herein and fail to cure
such breach within 30 days of becoming aware of the breach. All
sublicenses to the Covered Code which are properly granted shall survive
any termination of this License. Provisions which, by their nature, must
remain in effect beyond the termination of this License shall survive.
If You assert a patent infringement claim against Participant alleging
that such Participant's Contributor Version directly or indirectly
infringes any patent where such claim is resolved (such as by license or
settlement) prior to the initiation of patent infringement litigation,
then the reasonable value of the licenses granted by such Participant
under Sections 2.1 or 2.2 shall be taken into account in determining the
amount or value of any payment or license.
In the event of termination under Sections 8.1 or 8.2 above, all end user
license agreements (excluding distributors and resellers) which have been
validly granted by You or any distributor hereunder prior to termination
shall survive termination.
***** 9 LIMITATION OF LIABILITY. *****
UNDER NO CIRCUMSTANCES AND UNDER NO LEGAL THEORY, WHETHER TORT (INCLUDING
NEGLIGENCE), CONTRACT, OR OTHERWISE, SHALL YOU, THE INITIAL DEVELOPER, ANY
OTHER CONTRIBUTOR, OR ANY DISTRIBUTOR OF COVERED CODE, OR ANY SUPPLIER OF ANY
OF SUCH PARTIES, BE LIABLE TO ANY PERSON FOR ANY INDIRECT, SPECIAL, INCIDENTAL,
OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES OF ANY CHARACTER INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION,
DAMAGES FOR LOSS OF GOODWILL, WORK STOPPAGE, COMPUTER FAILURE OR MALFUNCTION,
OR ANY AND ALL OTHER COMMERCIAL DAMAGES OR LOSSES, EVEN IF SUCH PARTY SHALL
HAVE BEEN INFORMED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES. THIS LIMITATION OF
LIABILITY SHALL NOT APPLY TO LIABILITY FOR DEATH OR PERSONAL INJURY RESULTING
FROM SUCH PARTY'S NEGLIGENCE TO THE EXTENT APPLICABLE LAW PROHIBITS SUCH
LIMITATION. SOME JURISDICTIONS DO NOT ALLOW THE EXCLUSION OR LIMITATION OF
INCIDENTAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES, SO THIS EXCLUSION AND LIMITATION MAY NOT
APPLY TO YOU.
***** 10 U.S. GOVERNMENT END USERS. *****
***** 11 MISCELLANEOUS. *****
***** 12 RESPONSIBILITY FOR CLAIMS. *****
As between Initial Developer and the Contributors, each party is responsible
for claims and damages arising, directly or indirectly, out of its utilization
of rights under this License and You agree to work with Initial Developer and
Contributors to distribute such responsibility on an equitable basis. Nothing
herein is intended or shall be deemed to constitute any admission of liability.
***** EXHIBIT A. *****
"The contents of this file are subject to the gSOAP Public License Version 1.3
(the "License"); you may not use this file except in compliance with the
License. You may obtain a copy of the License at
More information on licensing options, support contracts, and consulting can be
Software distributed under the License is distributed on an "AS IS" basis,
WITHOUT WARRANTY OF ANY KIND, either express or implied. See the License for
the specific language governing rights and limitations under the License.
The Original Code of the gSOAP Software is: stdsoap.h, stdsoap2.h, stdsoap.c,
stdsoap2.c, stdsoap.cpp, stdsoap2.cpp, soapcpp2.h, soapcpp2.c, soapcpp2_lex.l,
soapcpp2_yacc.y, error2.h, error2.c, symbol2.c, init2.c, soapdoc2.html, and
soapdoc2.pdf, httpget.h, httpget.c, stl.h, stldeque.h, stllist.h, stlvector.h,
The Initial Developer of the Original Code is Robert A. van Engelen. Portions
created by Robert A. van Engelen are Copyright (C) 2001-2004 Robert A. van
Engelen, Genivia inc. All Rights Reserved.
[Note: The text of this Exhibit A may differ slightly form the text of the
notices in the Source Code files of the Original code. You should use the text
of this Exhibit A rather than the text found in the Original Code Source Code
for Your Modifications.]
***** EXHIBIT B. *****
"Part of the software embedded in this product is gSOAP software.
Portions created by gSOAP are Copyright (C) 2001-2004 Robert A. van Engelen,
Genivia inc. All Rights Reserved.
THE SOFTWARE IN THIS PRODUCT WAS IN PART PROVIDED BY GENIVIA INC AND ANY
EXPRESS OR IMPLIED WARRANTIES, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, THE IMPLIED
WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY AND FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE ARE
DISCLAIMED. IN NO EVENT SHALL THE AUTHOR BE LIABLE FOR ANY DIRECT, INDIRECT,
INCIDENTAL, SPECIAL, EXEMPLARY, OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES (INCLUDING, BUT NOT
LIMITED TO, PROCUREMENT OF SUBSTITUTE GOODS OR SERVICES; LOSS OF USE, DATA, OR
PROFITS; OR BUSINESS INTERRUPTION) 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 OF THIS SOFTWARE, EVEN IF
ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGE."