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+Terms and Conditions for the use of the Netwide Assembler
+=========================================================
+
+Can I have the gist without reading the legalese?
+-------------------------------------------------
+
+Basically, NASM is free. You can't charge for it. You can copy it as
+much as you like. You can incorporate it, or bits of it, into other
+free programs if you want. (But we want to know about it if you do,
+and we want to be mentioned in the credits.) We may well allow you
+to incorporate it into commercial software too, but we'll probably
+demand some money for it, and we'll certainly demand to be given
+credit. And in extreme cases (although I can't immediately think of
+a reason we might actually want to do this) we may refuse to let you
+do it at all.
+
+NASM LICENCE AGREEMENT
+======================
+
+By "the Software" this licence refers to the complete contents of
+the NASM archive, excluding this licence document itself, and
+excluding the contents of the `test' directory. The Netwide
+Disassembler, NDISASM, is specifically included under this licence.
+
+I. The Software is freely redistributable; anyone may copy the
+Software, or parts of the Software, and give away as many copies as
+they like to anyone, as long as this licence document is kept with
+the Software. Charging a fee for the Software is prohibited,
+although a fee may be charged for the act of transferring a copy,
+and you can offer warranty protection and charge a fee for that.
+
+II. The Software, or parts thereof, may be incorporated into other
+freely redistributable software (by which we mean software that may
+be obtained free of charge) without requiring permission from the
+authors, as long as due credit is given to the authors of the
+Software in the resulting work, as long as the authors are informed
+of this action if possible, and as long as those parts of the
+Software that are used remain under this licence.
+
+III. Modified forms of the Software may be created and distributed
+as long as the authors are informed of this action if possible, as
+long as the resulting work remains under this licence, as long as
+the modified form of the Software is distributed with documentation
+which still gives credit to the original authors of the Software,
+and as long as the modified form of the Software is distributed with
+a clear statement that it is not the original form of the Software
+in the form that it was distributed by the authors.
+
+IV. The Software, or parts thereof, may be incorporated into other
+software which is not freely redistributable (i.e. software for
+which a fee is charged), as long as permission is granted from the
+authors of the Software. The authors reserve the right to grant this
+permission only for a fee, which may at our option take the form of
+royalty payments. The authors also reserve the right to refuse to
+grant permission if they deem it necessary. For further information
+about who exactly the authors are, see clause XI below.
+
+V. The Software may be incorporated, in its original archive form,
+into software collections or archives which are not freely
+redistributable, as long as it is clearly stated that the Software
+itself remains freely redistributable and remains under this licence
+and no other. Such collections are deemed not to fall under article
+IV of this licence.
+
+VI. Object files or programs generated by the Software as output do
+not fall under this licence at all, and may be placed under any
+licence the author wishes. The authors explicitly lay no claim to,
+and assert no rights over, any programs written by other people and
+assembled into object form by the Software.
+
+VII. You may not copy, modify or distribute the Software except
+under the terms given in this licence document. You may not
+sublicense the Software or in any way place it under any other
+licence than this one. Since you have not signed this licence, you
+are not of course required to accept it; however, no other licence
+applies to the Software, and nothing else grants you any permission
+to copy, modify, sublicense or distribute the Software in any way.
+These actions are therefore prohibited if you do not accept this
+licence.
+
+VIII. There is no warranty for the Software, to the extent permitted
+by applicable law. The authors provide the Software "as is" without
+warranty of any kind, either expressed or implied, including but not
+limited to the implied warranties of merchantability and fitness for
+a particular purpose. The entire risk as to the quality and
+performance of the Software is with you. Should the Software prove
+defective, you assume the cost of all necessary servicing, repair or
+correction.
+
+IX. In no event, unless required by applicable law or agreed to in
+writing, will any of the authors be liable to you for damages,
+including any general, special, incidental or consequential damages,
+arising out of the use or the inability to use the Software,
+including but not limited to loss of data or data being rendered
+inaccurate or a failure of the Software to operate with any other
+programs, even if you have been advised of the possibility of such
+damages.
+
+X. In addition to what this Licence otherwise provides, the Software
+may be distributed in such a way as to be compliant with the GNU
+General Public Licence, as published by the Free Software Foundation,
+Cambridge, MA, USA; version 2, or, at your option, any later version;
+incorporated herein by reference. You must include a copy of this
+Licence with such distribution. Furthermore, patches sent to the
+authors for the purpose of inclusion in the official release version
+are considered cleared for release under the full terms of this
+Licence.
+
+XI. The authors of NASM are the original authors (Simon Tatham and
+Julian Hall) and all those who the original authors feel have
+contributed significantly to the overall project. If you wish to
+contact the authors, Julian Hall (jules@earthcorp.com) should be your
+first port of call.
+
+XII. Should any part of this agreement be deemed unenforcable, it is
+intended that the remainder of the agreement be held in force.
+
+END OF LICENCE AGREEMENT