OpenDDS (Licensed Product) is protected by copyright, and is distributed under the following terms.
OpenDDS is an open source implementation of the Object Management Group (OMG) Data Distribution Service (DDS), developed and copyrighted by Object Computing Incorporated (OCI). OpenDDS is both a multi-language and multi-platform implementation. The OMG DDS specification is intended to be suitable for systems whose requirements include real-time, high volume, robustness, failure tolerant data distribution utilizing a publish and subscribe model.
Since OpenDDS is open source and free of licensing fees, you are free to use, modify, and distribute the source code, as long as you include this copyright statement.
In particular, you can use OpenDDS to build proprietary software and are under no obligation to redistribute any of your source code that is built using OpenDDS. Note however, that you may not do anything to the OpenDDS code, such as copyrighting it yourself or claiming authorship of the OpenDDS code, that will prevent OpenDDS from being distributed freely using an open source development model.
LICENSED PRODUCT IS PROVIDED AS IS WITH NO WARRANTIES OF ANY KIND INCLUDING THE WARRANTIES OF DESIGN, MERCHANTABILITY AND FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, NON-INFRINGEMENT, OR ARISING FROM A COURSE OF DEALING, USAGE OR TRADE PRACTICE.
LICENSED PRODUCT IS PROVIDED WITH NO SUPPORT AND WITHOUT ANY OBLIGATION ON THE PART OF OCI OR ANY OF ITS SUBSIDIARIES OR AFFILIATES TO ASSIST IN ITS USE, CORRECTION, MODIFICATION OR ENHANCEMENT.
Support may be available from OCI to users who have agreed to a support contract.
OCI OR ANY OF ITS SUBSIDIARIES OR AFFILIATES SHALL HAVE NO LIABILITY WITH RESPECT TO THE INFRINGEMENT OF COPYRIGHTS, TRADE SECRETS OR ANY PATENTS BY LICENSED PRODUCT OR ANY PART THEREOF.
IN NO EVENT WILL OCI OR ANY OF ITS SUBSIDIARIES OR AFFILIATES BE LIABLE FOR ANY LOST REVENUE OR PROFITS OR OTHER SPECIAL, INDIRECT AND CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES, EVEN IF OCI HAS BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES.
OpenDDS copyright OCI. St. Louis MO USA, 2005