A. HISTORY OF THE SOFTWARE ========================== The Python library for YAML was started by Steve Howell in February 2002. Steve is the primary author of the project, but others have contributed. See the README for more on the project. The term "PyYaml" refers to the entire distribution of this library, including examples, documentation, and test files, as well as the core implementation. This library is intended for general use, and the license below protects the "open source" nature of the library. The license does, however, allow for use of the library in commercial applications as well, subject to the terms and conditions listed. The license below is a minor rewrite of the Python 2.2 license, with no substantive differences. B. TERMS AND CONDITIONS FOR ACCESSING OR OTHERWISE USING PyYaml =============================================================== LICENSE AGREEMENT FOR PyYaml ---------------------------- 1. This LICENSE AGREEMENT is between Stephen S. Howell ("Author"), and the Individual or Organization ("Licensee") accessing and otherwise using PyYaml software in source or binary form and its associated documentation. 2. Subject to the terms and conditions of this License Agreement, Author hereby grants Licensee a nonexclusive, royalty-free, world-wide license to reproduce, analyze, test, perform and/or display publicly, prepare derivative works, distribute, and otherwise use PyYaml alone or in any derivative version, provided, however, that Author's License Agreement and Author's notice of copyright, i.e., "Copyright (c) 2001 Steve Howell and Friends; All Rights Reserved" are never removed from PyYaml, and are included in any derivative version prepared by Licensee. 3. In the event Licensee prepares a derivative work that is based on or incorporates PyYaml or any part thereof, and wants to make the derivative work available to others as provided herein, then Licensee hereby agrees to include in any such work a brief summary of the changes made to PyYaml. 4. Author is making PyYaml available to Licensee on an "AS IS" basis. Author MAKES NO REPRESENTATIONS OR WARRANTIES, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED. BY WAY OF EXAMPLE, BUT NOT LIMITATION, Author MAKES NO AND DISCLAIMS ANY REPRESENTATION OR WARRANTY OF MERCHANTABILITY OR FITNESS FOR ANY PARTICULAR PURPOSE OR THAT THE USE OF PyYaml WILL NOT INFRINGE ANY THIRD PARTY RIGHTS. 5. Author SHALL NOT BE LIABLE TO LICENSEE OR ANY OTHER USERS OF PYTHON 2.2 FOR ANY INCIDENTAL, SPECIAL, OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES OR LOSS AS A RESULT OF MODIFYING, DISTRIBUTING, OR OTHERWISE USING PYTHON 2.2, OR ANY DERIVATIVE THEREOF, EVEN IF ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY THEREOF. 6. This License Agreement will automatically terminate upon a material breach of its terms and conditions. 7. Nothing in this License Agreement shall be deemed to create any relationship of agency, partnership, or joint venture between Author and Licensee. This License Agreement does not grant permission to use Author trademarks or trade name in a trademark sense to endorse or promote products or services of Licensee, or any third party. 8. By copying, installing or otherwise using PyYaml, Licensee agrees to be bound by the terms and conditions of this License Agreement.