This license was modified on 2005-03-06. Modifications performed were:
o removal of the binary references to the code.
o change of license from "1999-2004" to "1999-Present"
o hyperlinking of parent licenses (ROM, Diku, Merc) to this document
A copy of the old license is included here
This work is provided under the terms of this license. The work is
protected by copyright and/or other applicable law. Any use of the work
other than as authorized under this license or copyright law is
prohibited. This work also includes code from ROM (rom.license), DIKU
(license.doc) and Merc (license.txt). By using, modifying or
redistributing this code you indicate your acceptance of all of these
licenses and agree to be bound by them. Any breach of these licences will
terminate your right to use, modify or redistribute this work immediately.
II. Use and modification
You are free to use or modify this code in any way you want with the
a. You must register with the owners of this license by sending an
e-mail including your name and the IP-address of the machine on
which you wish to operate to firstname.lastname@example.org You may
register more than one IP-address, but each IP address will result
in a separate unique User-ID. You must also include a valid mailing
address. It is to this address that your user-ID will be sent.
b. Use of this sourcecode implies understanding that failure to comply
with IIa, above, will result in revocation of this license.
c. The login message to your mud must contain, in addition to the
strictures placed by ROM, the following line within the first 24
lines of text, not to be scrolled past during the login process,
and readable by all players, during each connection:
Inq 2.5 Copyright 1999 - Present Tamara Boileau
Additionally, the helpfile "inquisition" must remain in its
entirety, and must be flagged as KEY within the hedit code (as it
is by default with this release).
d. This license is meant to be durable; it may be altered in the future
by the OWNER (Robbert@theinquisition.net), and will immediately be
applicable to all versions. Changes to this license will be broadcast
on this page and via email to all registered users.
III. Release and Redistribution
a. Distribution of the sourcecode is acceptable, but subsequent users
must satisfy the terms of (IIa), above, in order to legally utilize
b. You may not release subportions of this code, nor distribute them,
without including the header at the top of each respective file with
that subportion. Use of all, some, or part of this code binds you
to this license, and you must meet the tenets of part II, above. At
a minimum, use of any portion of this codebase within another will
require compliance with IIc, above. (The inclusion of an INQUISITION
helpfile and the copyright line on the login screen.)
c. This license is binding. You must include this license and the other
licenses as mentioned in the Preface intact and unmodified in their
original files. You may not change, remove, or relocate any of these
licenses, warranties, or copyright notices.