All code and software on this website is subjected to the following license unless explicitly stated otherwise.

Synercoding Non-Competitive License (SNCL)

Short license summary: You must get approval from Gerard (contact at info@synercoding.com) under specified conditions (for example, but not limited to, share specific code with Gerard or the software community or write an article) before using any accompanying software in any way and for any purpose.

This license governs use of the accompanying software. If you use the software, you accept this license. If you do not accept the license, do not use the software.

  • 1. Definitions

    The terms “reproduce,” “reproduction,” “derivative works,” and “distribution” have the same meaning here as under U.S. copyright law.
    A “contribution” is the original software or any additions or changes to the software.
    A “contributor” is any person that distributes its contribution under this license.
    “Licensed patents” are a contributor’s patent claims that read directly on its contribution.

  • 2. Grant of Rights

    • (A) Copyright Grant – Subject to the terms of this license, including the license conditions and limitations in section 3, each
      contributor grants you a non-exclusive, worldwide, royalty-free copyright
      license to reproduce its contribution, prepare derivative works of its
      contribution, and distribute its contribution or any derivative works that you
      create.
    • (B) Patent Grant – Subject to the terms of this license, including the license conditions and limitations in section 3, each
      contributor grants you a non-exclusive, worldwide, royalty-free license under
      its licensed patents to make, have made, use, sell, offer for sale, import,
      and/or otherwise dispose of its contribution in the software or derivative
      works of the contribution in the software.

    3. Conditions and Limitations

    • (A) Use Conditions – Before using any file from the accompanying software,
      in any way, and for any purpose, you must get a written approval by Gerard
      and follow any additionally agreed terms defined within the written approval
      (contact him at info@synercoding.com)
    • (B) No Trademark License – This license does not grant you rights to use any contributors’ name, logo, or trademarks.
    • (C) If you bring a patent claim against any
      contributor over patents that you claim are infringed by the software, your
      patent license from such contributor to the software ends automatically.
    • (D) If you distribute any portion of the
      software, you must retain all copyright, patent, trademark, and attribution
      notices that are present in the software.
    • (E) If you distribute any portion of the
      software in source code form, you may do so only under this license by
      including a complete copy of this license with your distribution. If you
      distribute any portion of the software in compiled or object code form, you may
      only do so under a license that complies with this license.
    • (F) The software is licensed “as-is.” You bear the risk of using it. The contributors give no
      express warranties, guarantees or conditions. You may have additional consumer
      rights under your local laws which this license cannot change. To the extent
      permitted under your local laws, the contributors exclude the implied
      warranties of merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose and
      non-infringement.