DataObjects.NET distribution permissions and end-user license agreement
Single Developer License Agreement for All Versions of DataObjects.NET Summary This summary is provided for your quick reference only and is not part of the license agreement. Please read the entire agreement. § You may evaluate the DataObjects.NET for up to 30 days without obtaining a license. § Redistribution of the DataObjects.NET or applications that use it or its components is prohibited if you have not acquired a license. § The Redistributable part may be distributed royalty-free, provided that you have acquired the necessary developer licenses. § You must purchase a license for each developer involved in the development or maintenance of your client application, regardless of whether all of them are working on code that involves the components. For example, if you have 20 developers working on an application you must purchase 20 licenses, even if only two of those developers are working with the DataObjects.NET. 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The SOFTWARE PRODUCT may not be used in or distributed with any CLIENT APPLICATION that competes with or provides substantially the same functionality as the SOFTWARE PRODUCT, or with any CLIENT APPLICATION whose primary purpose is substantially the same as the primary purpose of the SOFTWARE PRODUCT. 2.9. License Keys. The SOFTWARE PRODUCT requires a license key to be fully functional; this license key is provided to you when you obtain a license for the SOFTWARE PRODUCT. This license key may be embedded in your CLIENT APPLICATION provided that it is not made visible or otherwise accessible to end users or to non-licensed application developers (e.g., through your application`s application programming interface). 2.10. License Notice. 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Copies of the SOFTWARE PRODUCT (including evaluation copies) may not be given, sold, or otherwise transferred to others except as described in this agreement. Software download web sites and other similar distribution services are permitted to redistribute the complete software installation package provided that an evaluation copy or listing request was submitted to the service by an authorized agent of X-tensive.com, and that installation package is distributed without modification. 7. Use in Hazardous Environments. THIS SOFTWARE PRODUCT IS NOT DESIGNED, MANUFACTURED, OR INTENDED FOR USE OR RESALE IN HAZARDOUS ENVIRONMENTS REQUIRING FAIL-SAFE PERFORMANCE, SUCH AS IN THE OPERATION OF NUCLEAR FACILITIES, AIRCRAFT NAVIGATION OR COMMUNICATION SYSTEMS, AIR TRAFFIC CONTROL, DIRECT LIFE SUPPORT MACHINES, OR WEAPONS SYSTEMS, IN WHICH THE FAILURE OF THE SOFTWARE PRODUCT COULD LEAD DIRECTLY TO DEATH, PERSONAL INJURY, OR SEVERE PHYSICAL OR ENVIRONMENTAL DAMAGE. 8. 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