Link Grammar License
Below is a the license for using the Link Grammar system. It was
modified in January 2005 to make it compatible with the GPL. Roughly
what it says is that the code and data can be used, free of charge for
all commercial and non-commercial purposes, with a very mild
requirement that this license be included with further distributions.
Copyright (c) 2003-2004 Daniel Sleator, David Temperley, and John
Lafferty. All rights reserved.
Redistribution and use in source and binary forms, with or without
modification, are permitted provided that the following conditions
1. Redistributions of source code must retain the above copyright
notice, this list of conditions and the following disclaimer.
2. Redistributions in binary form must reproduce the above copyright
notice, this list of conditions and the following disclaimer in
the documentation and/or other materials provided with the
3. The names "Link Grammar" and "Link Parser" must not be used to
endorse or promote products derived from this software without
prior written permission. To obtain permission, contact
THIS SOFTWARE IS PROVIDED BY DANIEL SLEATOR, DAVID TEMPERLEY, JOHN
LAFFERTY AND OTHER CONTRIBUTORS "AS IS" AND ANY EXPRESS OR IMPLIED
WARRANTIES, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, THE IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF
MERCHANTABILITY AND FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE ARE
DISCLAIMED. IN NO EVENT SHALL THE COPYRIGHT HOLDERS OR CONTRIBUTORS
BE LIABLE FOR ANY DIRECT, INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, SPECIAL, EXEMPLARY,
OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES (INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, PROCUREMENT
OF SUBSTITUTE GOODS OR SERVICES; LOSS OF USE, DATA, OR PROFITS; OR
BUSINESS INTERRUPTION) HOWEVER CAUSED AND ON ANY THEORY OF
LIABILITY, WHETHER IN CONTRACT, STRICT LIABILITY, OR TORT (INCLUDING
NEGLIGENCE OR OTHERWISE) ARISING IN ANY WAY OUT OF THE USE OF THIS
SOFTWARE, EVEN IF ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGE.
Last modified: Sat Jan 15 17:19:52 EST 2005