Russified Text Adventure Developing System
RTADS is a modification of original TADS libraries, so license of theirs creator is extended upon them. On the my side (Andrey Grankin) following restriction are imposed: 1. RTADS libraries could be modifed and freely distributed as long as clear indication of modification and copyright information are preserved. Person who get a copy of library from you, get the same rights as you. 2. You CAN use RTADS library for writing your games, which you could distribute in any way you like. You can include libraries if you distribute game with sources. You CAN NOT distribute RTADS on the commercial basis, and use it in any way except game making as described above. 3. RTADS author didn't used any destructive algorithms, and don't incur responsibility for any damage due use of those libraries. Copyright (c) 2002-2005 Andrey P. Grankin RTADS is the name of libraries developed by A. Grankin. RTADS name is authorized by Michael J. Roberts. TADS: The Text Adventure Development System - Version 2.2 Copyright (c) 1992, 1998 by Michael J. Roberts. All Rights Reserved. This software is provided as "freeware." This means that you can use it without charge, but it is NOT public domain software. You must still comply with certain restrictions that the author places upon its use. You may use this software without any charge. You may also freely share this software with others, as long as you make no changes to the software and include all the files you received when giving a copy to someone else. FREEWARE SOFTWARE LICENSE This software is provided under a license agreement and may be used only in accordance with the terms and conditions of the license and with inclusion of the copyright notice. This software is the sole property of Michael J. Roberts. No title to or ownership of this software is hereby transferred. The information contained in this software is subject to change without notice and should not be construed as a commitment by the author. You are hereby granted permission to use, reproduce, and distribute this software subject to all of the following conditions: 1. You must include this license and the copyright notice with all copies. 2. You may not require or collect a fee for copies of this software, or any part of this software, that you give to other people. 3. You may not include this software with any other software for which a fee is collected. 4. You may not modify this software in any way, and each copy you make and distribute must be a full and complete copy of the software you originally received. 5. Anyone to whom you give a copy of this software receives all of the same permissions that you did under this License. An exception to the above terms is granted for the TADS Run-time executable (the application program, which is part of TADS, that allows TADS games to be played). The TADS Run-time executable may be redistributed subject only to the following restrictions: it is distributed as part of a game developed with TADS; the game contains your own copyright notice; and the TADS run- time executable is not modified in any way, and in particular displays its copyright notice. In other words, we don't want others to make a profit from selling TADS itself, but we want TADS game developers to be able to share or sell their games (which necessarily must include the TADS run-time executable) in any way they please. In addition, you may modify and use the included library files, adv.t and std.t, in any way you want, provided that if you redistribute modified copies of these files in source form, the copies must include the original copyright notice, and must be clearly marked as modified from the original version. Anyone unable or unwilling to comply with any of the terms and conditions of this license must destroy or otherwise discard all copies of this software in his or her possession. NO WARRANTY Because this software is distributed as freeware, you assume the entire responsibility for determining whether the software fits your needs and whether it functions properly. Michael J. Roberts and any distributors of this software specifically disclaim any and all warranties, expressed or implied, including but not limited to implied warranties of merchantability and fitness for a particular purpose, with regard to this software. In no event will the author or any distributor of this software be liable to you for any damages, including lost profits, lost savings, or other incidental or consequential damages arising out of the use or inability to use this software, even if any of these parties has been advised of the possibility of such damages, or for any claim by any other party. ABOUT HIGH ENERGY SOFTWARE -------------------------- High Energy Software formerly distributed TADS as a shareware system, but is no longer in business. Mike Roberts, the developer of TADS, is now maintaining and distributing the system as freeware. We have made an effort to remove references from these files to High Energy Software and its former telephone and other contact information, since all of those numbers and addresses are no longer in service. If we inadvertantly left any such references intact, please disregard them, since they're oversights.