FtFind - License and Credits

License

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FtFind, a MySQL based text database with full text search.
Copyright (c) 2004, Juergen Haible (<ftfind@elbiah.de>).

Permission is hereby granted, free of charge, to any person obtaining a copy
of this software and associated documentation files (the "Software"), to
deal in the Software without restriction, including without limitation the
rights to use, copy, modify, merge, publish, distribute, sublicense, and/or
sell copies of the Software, and to permit persons to whom the Software is
furnished to do so, subject to the following conditions:

The above copyright notice and this permission notice shall be included in
all copies or substantial portions of the Software.

THE SOFTWARE IS PROVIDED "AS IS", WITHOUT WARRANTY OF ANY KIND, EXPRESS OR
IMPLIED, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO THE WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY,
FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE AND NONINFRINGEMENT. IN NO EVENT SHALL THE
AUTHORS OR COPYRIGHT HOLDERS BE LIABLE FOR ANY CLAIM, DAMAGES OR OTHER
LIABILITY, WHETHER IN AN ACTION OF CONTRACT, TORT OR OTHERWISE, ARISING
FROM, OUT OF OR IN CONNECTION WITH THE SOFTWARE OR THE USE OR OTHER DEALINGS
IN THE SOFTWARE.

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Credits

MySQL

FtFind makes use of MySQL for both storing of texts and for full text searches, so this part of FtFind is in fact just a more convenient "wrapper" around functions provided by MySQL.

More information about MySQL and its terms of use (GNU General Public License) can be found at: http://dev.mysql.com/

mysql.pas by Matthias Fichtner

FtFind uses mysql.pas by Matthias Fichtner to access the MySQL server, or more formally:

This product includes software developed by Matthias Fichtner (http://www.fichtner.net/delphi/mysql/).

Indy

Newsreader communication and message decoding in FtFind is done with "Indy", written by Chad Z. Hower (Kudzu) and the Indy Pit Crew (see http://www.nevrona.com/indy/ for details):

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Indy Modified BSD License 

The Indy Modified BSD license is a very no nonsense license that allows you
to do almost anything you want with Indy, provided you provide proper
attribution. 

Copyright 

Portions of this software are Copyright (c) 1993 - 2001, Chad Z. Hower
(Kudzu) and the Indy Pit Crew - http://www.nevrona.com/Indy/

License 

Redistribution and use in source and binary forms, with or without
modification, are permitted provided that the following conditions are met:

Redistributions of source code must retain the above copyright notice, this
list of conditions and the following disclaimer. 

Redistributions in binary form must reproduce the above copyright notice,
this list of conditions and the following disclaimer in the documentation,
about box and/or other materials provided with the distribution. 

No personal names or organizations names associated with the Indy project
may be used to endorse or promote products derived from this software
without specific prior written permission of the specific individual or
organization. 

THIS SOFTWARE IS PROVIDED BY Chad Z. Hower (Kudzu) and the Indy Pit Crew
"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 REGENTS 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. 

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Thanks to all the people who made these tools that make FtFind work! :-)


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