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pixel committed Apr 11, 2005
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This file is NOT a license file for the PS2SDK-Ports package. Read the
@@ -17,5 +17,9 @@ the ports are licensed GPL style, some others BSD style, etc.
Here is a quick list of hints about the various licenses contained here:
-libid3tag, libmad, madplay, ucl: GPL2
-sdl, sdlmixer: LGPL
+expat: Mozilla Public License 1.1, or GPL
+freetype, libid3tag, libmad, madplay, ucl: GPL2
+sdl, sdlimage, sdlmixer: LGPL
+libjpeg: own license, see the COPYING file in the libjpeg directory for details
+libpng: own license, see the LICENSE file in the libjpeg directory for details
+zlib: own license, see the zlib.h file in the zlib/include directory
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+In plain English:
+1. We don't promise that this software works. (But if you find any bugs,
+ please let us know!)
+2. You can use this software for whatever you want. You don't have to pay us.
+3. You may not pretend that you wrote this software. If you use it in a
+ program, you must acknowledge somewhere in your documentation that
+ you've used the IJG code.
+In legalese:
+The authors make NO WARRANTY or representation, either express or implied,
+with respect to this software, its quality, accuracy, merchantability, or
+fitness for a particular purpose. This software is provided "AS IS", and you,
+its user, assume the entire risk as to its quality and accuracy.
+This software is copyright (C) 1991-1998, Thomas G. Lane.
+All Rights Reserved except as specified below.
+Permission is hereby granted to use, copy, modify, and distribute this
+software (or portions thereof) for any purpose, without fee, subject to these
+(1) If any part of the source code for this software is distributed, then this
+README file must be included, with this copyright and no-warranty notice
+unaltered; and any additions, deletions, or changes to the original files
+must be clearly indicated in accompanying documentation.
+(2) If only executable code is distributed, then the accompanying
+documentation must state that "this software is based in part on the work of
+the Independent JPEG Group".
+(3) Permission for use of this software is granted only if the user accepts
+full responsibility for any undesirable consequences; the authors accept
+NO LIABILITY for damages of any kind.
+These conditions apply to any software derived from or based on the IJG code,
+not just to the unmodified library. If you use our work, you ought to
+acknowledge us.
+Permission is NOT granted for the use of any IJG author's name or company name
+in advertising or publicity relating to this software or products derived from
+it. This software may be referred to only as "the Independent JPEG Group's
+We specifically permit and encourage the use of this software as the basis of
+commercial products, provided that all warranty or liability claims are
+assumed by the product vendor.
+ansi2knr.c is included in this distribution by permission of L. Peter Deutsch,
+sole proprietor of its copyright holder, Aladdin Enterprises of Menlo Park, CA.
+ansi2knr.c is NOT covered by the above copyright and conditions, but instead
+by the usual distribution terms of the Free Software Foundation; principally,
+that you must include source code if you redistribute it. (See the file
+ansi2knr.c for full details.) However, since ansi2knr.c is not needed as part
+of any program generated from the IJG code, this does not limit you more than
+the foregoing paragraphs do.
+The Unix configuration script "configure" was produced with GNU Autoconf.
+It is copyright by the Free Software Foundation but is freely distributable.
+The same holds for its supporting scripts (config.guess, config.sub,
+ltconfig, Another support script, install-sh, is copyright
+by M.I.T. but is also freely distributable.
+It appears that the arithmetic coding option of the JPEG spec is covered by
+patents owned by IBM, AT&T, and Mitsubishi. Hence arithmetic coding cannot
+legally be used without obtaining one or more licenses. For this reason,
+support for arithmetic coding has been removed from the free JPEG software.
+(Since arithmetic coding provides only a marginal gain over the unpatented
+Huffman mode, it is unlikely that very many implementations will support it.)
+So far as we are aware, there are no patent restrictions on the remaining
+The IJG distribution formerly included code to read and write GIF files.
+To avoid entanglement with the Unisys LZW patent, GIF reading support has
+been removed altogether, and the GIF writer has been simplified to produce
+"uncompressed GIFs". This technique does not use the LZW algorithm; the
+resulting GIF files are larger than usual, but are readable by all standard
+GIF decoders.
+We are required to state that
+ "The Graphics Interchange Format(c) is the Copyright property of
+ CompuServe Incorporated. GIF(sm) is a Service Mark property of
+ CompuServe Incorporated."
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