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License Notes

When the licensing for TORQUE 2.4 expired, the TORQUE upstream drafted a new license with updated contact information. The intention was to have a lawyer retain the same functionality as the older licensing, but because part of it was misread or accidentally ignored, v1.0 of the TORQUE v2.5+ Software License contained commercial use restrictions which made it non-free. After this issue was raised on the TORQUE mailing lists, the TORQUE upstream revised the license to remove the commercial use restrictions in v1.1.

The TORQUE v2.5+ Software License v1.1 is Free, but GPL incompatible because of the advertising clause.

Also noteworthy is that this license references the fact that much of the TORQUE v2.5 code is derived from OpenPBS's code, so the TORQUE v2.5+ software is properly dual licensed TORQUEv1.1 and OpenPBS. This also means that this license is not useful for other codebases without removing Note #1.

License Text

TORQUE v2.5+ Software License v1.1
Copyright (c) 2010-2011 Adaptive Computing Enterprises, Inc. All rights reserved.
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Use this license to use or redistribute the TORQUE software v2.5+ and later versions.
For free support for TORQUE users, questions should be emailed to the community of
TORQUE users at torqueusers@supercluster.org. Users can also subscribe to the user
mailing list at http://www.supercluster.org/mailman/listinfo/torqueusers.
Customers using TORQUE that also are licensed users of Moab branded software from
Adaptive Computing Inc. can get TORQUE support from Adaptive Computing via:
Email: torque-support@adaptivecomputing.com.
Phone: (801) 717-3700
Web: www.adaptivecomputing.com www.clusterresources.com
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This license covers use of the TORQUE v2.5 software (the "Software") at your site or
location, and, for certain users, redistribution of the Software to other sites and locations1.
Later versions of TORQUE are also covered by this license. Use and redistribution of
TORQUE v2.5 in source and binary forms, with or without modification, are permitted
provided that all of the following conditions are met.
1. Any Redistribution of source code must retain the above copyright notice and the
  acknowledgment contained in paragraph 5, this list of conditions and the disclaimer
 contained in paragraph 5.
2. Any Redistribution in binary form must reproduce the above copyright notice and the
  acknowledgment contained in paragraph 4, this list of conditions and the disclaimer
 contained in paragraph 5 in the documentation and/or other materials provided with
the distribution.
3. Redistributions in any form must be accompanied by information on how to obtain
  complete source code for TORQUE and any modifications and/or additions to
 TORQUE. The source code must either be included in the distribution or be available
for no more than the cost of distribution plus a nominal fee, and all modifications and
additions to the Software must be freely redistributable by any party (including
Licensor) without restriction.
4. All advertising materials mentioning features or use of the Software must display the
  following acknowledgment:
"TORQUE is a modification of OpenPBS which was developed by NASA Ames
Research Center, Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory, and Veridian
TORQUE Open Source License v1.1.
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Information Solutions, Inc. Visit www.clusterresources.com/products/ for more
information about TORQUE and to download TORQUE.
For information about Moab branded products and so receive support from Adaptive
Computing for TORQUE, see www.adaptivecomputing.com.”
5.
DISCLAIMER OF WARRANTY
THIS SOFTWARE IS PROVIDED "AS IS" WITHOUT WARRANTY OF ANY KIND.
ANY EXPRESS OR IMPLIED WARRANTIES, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO,
THE IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A
PARTICULAR PURPOSE, AND NON-INFRINGEMENT ARE EXPRESSLY
DISCLAIMED.
IN NO EVENT SHALL ADAPTIVE COMPUTING ENTERPRISES, INC.
CORPORATION, ITS AFFILIATED COMPANIES, OR THE U.S. GOVERNMENT OR
ANY OF ITS AGENCIES BE LIABLE FOR ANY DIRECT OR 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.
This license will be governed by the laws of Utah, without reference to its choice of law
rules.
Note 1: TORQUE is developed from an earlier version v2.3 of OpenPBS. TORQUE has
been developed beyond OpenPBS v2.3. The OpenPBS v2.3 license and OpenPBS software
can be obtained at:
http://www.pbsworks.com/ResLibSearchResult.aspx?keywords=openpbs&industry=All&pro
duct_service=All&category=Free%20Software%20Downloads&order_by=title. Users of
TORQUE should comply with the TORQUE license as well as the OpenPBS license.