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 [email protected]) 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.
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
(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 [email protected])
- (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
- (A) Copyright Grant – Subject to the terms of this license, including the license conditions and limitations in section 3, each