Get It License

BlueShoes Developer and Commercial License 1.3
(c) 2000-2007 optimaize gmbh, switzerland.

The license overview page at http://www.blueshoes.org/en/get/ 
may help you too.


The intent of this license is to 
  o) support the coder folks and "give back" to the community
  o) enable business and support opensource at the same time
  o) protect the copyright holder and the software

This license applies to any software containing a notice 
placed by the copyright holder saying that it may be used 
under the terms of the BlueShoes License. Such software is 
herein referred to as the Software. 

This license covers usage, modification and distribution of the 
Software, use of third-party application programs based on the 
Software, and development of software which uses the Software. 

This license covers four subtypes of the license. Copyrighted 
programs, files or parts of the software mention to which type 
of the license they belong. If they don't, the most restrictive 
license subtype applies.

1. developer basic
2. developer distribution
3. commercial basic
4. commercial distribution


     I   Licence "developer basic":
         NO DISTRIBUTION allowed and RESTRICTED USAGE as follows:
         a) usage is granted on your own website, even if it is commercial. 
            You have to own at least 20% of the site, project, 
            product or company it is used for.
         b) usage is granted for non-commercial organizations, 
            except churches.
         c) usage is granted for public schools
     II  Licence "developer distribution":
         Relaxes the developer basic licence in that DISTRIBUTION 
         is granted with software that is both free of charge and open 
         source at the same time, similar to GPL.
     III Licence commercial basic:
         Relaxes the developer basic licence in that USAGE is granted for 
         commercial websites, including client sites.
     IV  Licence commercial distribution:
         Relaxes the commercial basic licence in that usage AND DISTRIBUTION
         is granted for commercial software.


1. You agree to and comply with any and all conditions in this 
   license and license subtypes.

2. All granted rights are non-exclusive.

3. The copyright notices must be included in any installed and 
   distributed versions of the software.

4. Modification of the software:
      1. developer (basic and distribution):
         a) modifications to the software are allowed, as long as they 
            do not conflict with the license.
         b) Modifications to the software, including but not limited 
            to bugfixes, improvements and extensions, have to be sent 
            to the copyright holder. 
         c) a non-exclusive royalty-free right is granted to the 
            initial developer of the Software to use, modify and 
            distribute your modification in future versions of the 
      2. commercial (basic and distribution):
         a) modifications to the software are allowed, as long as they 
            do not conflict with the license.
      3. all license subtypes: 
         a) YOU MAY NOT REDISTRIBUTE your modified 
            version of the Software, NOR MAKE IT AVAILABLE FOR DOWNLOAD 
            except for use in your pages and/or application.
         b) Modifications must not alter or remove any copyright notices 
            in the Software. 

5. You may NOT FORK or PRODUCE SPIN-OFFS of the software or of parts of it.

6. The software or parts of it may not be used in competing products or 

7. Branding, use of the name
    1. all license subtypes: 
       a) You may use the name and/or logo of the Software to promote your 
          website/product. You may add a link to the Software.
          The copyright holder reserves the right to prohibit usage of the 
          name and/or logo of the Software.
       b) The copyright holder of the Software may use your name and logo 
          in a public list to show who is using the Software.
    2. subtypes developer basic and distribution:
          if your website has a section about the technology used 
          for the site, you are required to add the Software and a link back 
          to the copyright holder.
    3. subtype "developer distribution":
          in the copyright information of your product you are required 
          to add the Software and a link back to the copyright holder.
    4. subtypes commercial basic and distribution:
          you are not required but free to give notice that the Software is used.

8. Changes
     a) Written permission is required for any deviation of this license

  a) Usage or distribution of the Software, whole or partial, 
     in any form signifies acceptance of this license. 
  b) You are not required to accept this License, since you 
     have not signed it. However, nothing else grants you 
     permission to use, modify or distribute the Software or its 
     derivative works. These actions are prohibited by law if 
     you do not accept this License. Therefore, by using, modifying 
     or distributing the Software (or any work based on the Software), 
     you indicate your acceptance of this License to do so, and 
     all its terms and conditions.


"Software" refers to BlueShoes, the program, library, source 
code and everything distributed with the package.

"Copyright holder" refers to optimaize gmbh, switzerland as 
distributor of the Software.

"Website" and "site" means the technology, and is not limited 
by internet sites, it also includes intranet and extranet websites.


In no event shall the initial developers or copyright holders 
be liable for any damages whatsoever, including - but not 
restricted to - lost revenue or profits or other direct, 
indirect, special, incidental or consequential damages, 
even if they have been advised of the possibility of such 
damages, except to the extent invariable law, if any, provides 


Any violation against this license or its intended meaning result in the 
immediate termination of this license and all rights given to you.


The Software and this license document are provided AS IS with 


This license is governed by the Laws of Switzerland. Disputes shall 
be settled by the court of the city of Zug. The copyright holder 
has the right to accuse you by any other court that he thinks is