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The Xappy module and accompanying documentation and testsuite (excluding
coverage.py) is Copyright (C) 2007-2009 Lemur Consulting Ltd. It is released
under the MIT license as described below, but note that it depends on software
(notably Xapian) which is GPL licensed, so you will usually need to follow the
terms of the GPL when developing code based on this; see the file COPYING_GPL
in this directory for details of the GPL.
Copyright (c) 2007,2008,2009 Lemur Consulting Ltd
Permission is hereby granted, free of charge, to any person
obtaining a copy of this software and associated documentation
files (the "Software"), to deal in the Software without
restriction, including without limitation the rights to use,
copy, modify, merge, publish, distribute, sublicense, and/or sell
copies of the Software, and to permit persons to whom the
Software is furnished to do so, subject to the following
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The above copyright notice and this permission notice shall be
included in all copies or substantial portions of the Software.
THE SOFTWARE IS PROVIDED "AS IS", WITHOUT WARRANTY OF ANY KIND,
EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO THE WARRANTIES
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HOLDERS BE LIABLE FOR ANY CLAIM, DAMAGES OR OTHER LIABILITY,
WHETHER IN AN ACTION OF CONTRACT, TORT OR OTHERWISE, ARISING
FROM, OUT OF OR IN CONNECTION WITH THE SOFTWARE OR THE USE OR
OTHER DEALINGS IN THE SOFTWARE.
Major code and design
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Richard Boulton (lead developer)
Tom Mortimer (highlighting and summarisation)
Tom Winch (facet heirarchy)
Paul Rudin (range acceleration terms, difference search)
Thanks are due to MyDeco (http://mydeco.com/) who have supported much of the
development of Xappy.
Bug reports and comments
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Thanks are due to the following individuals for helpful comments, bug reports
and small patches:
Michael Elsdörfer (sort by multiple values test and prototype)
Bruno Rezende
Pablo Hoffman
Third party code
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The coverage.py file in the testsuite is Copyright 2001 Gareth Rees and
Copyright 2004-2006 Ned Batchelder. See the end of that file for details of
its licensing.
Sample data
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The "testdata/query_sourcewords.txt" file contains a copy of
/usr/share/dict/words from the "dictionaries-common" package in a
Debian installation:
Copyright (C) 1999-2003 Rafael Laboissiere <rafael@debian.org>
Copyright (C) 2001-2004 Agustín Martín Domingo <agmartin@debian.org>
Copyright (C) 2003-2004 René Engelhard <rene@debian.org>
dictionaries-common is released under the terms of the GNU GPL, version 2,
or at your option, any later version. (see /usr/share/common-licenses/GPL).
"testdata/query_sourcewords.txt" also contains a copy of the text of John
Milton's "Paradise Lost", taken from Project Gutenberg.
"xappy/colour_data.txt" contains a list of RGB values corresponding to various
english colour names. This data is taken from wikipedia, and is licensed under
the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike 3.0 license. See
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_colors