(New page: == Notes == A few notes about this license: It is non-free, due to the inability to make modifications, and should not be used with software code. However, since it is applied to schema ...)
Latest revision as of 03:30, 21 December 2008
A few notes about this license:
It is non-free, due to the inability to make modifications, and should not be used with software code. However, since it is applied to schema "content", it is permissable in Fedora for "content" only.
Also, the original version of this license had a use restriction, stating:
// DMTF specifications and documents may be reproduced for uses // consistent with this purpose by members and non-members, // provided that correct attribution is given.
This text was amended by the DMTF to drop "for uses consistent with this purpose": https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=468287#c7
 License Text
// Copyright 1998-2008 Distributed Management Task Force, Inc. (DMTF). // All rights reserved. // DMTF is a not-for-profit association of industry members dedicated // to promoting enterprise and systems management and interoperability. // DMTF specifications and documents may be reproduced by members and // non-members, provided that correct attribution is given. // As DMTF specifications may be revised from time to time, // the particular version and release date should always be noted. // // Implementation of certain elements of this standard or proposed // standard may be subject to third party patent rights, including // provisional patent rights (herein "patent rights"). DMTF makes // no representations to users of the standard as to the existence // of such rights, and is not responsible to recognize, disclose, or // identify any or all such third party patent right, owners or // claimants, nor for any incomplete or inaccurate identification or // disclosure of such rights, owners or claimants. DMTF shall have no // liability to any party, in any manner or circumstance, under any // legal theory whatsoever, for failure to recognize, disclose, or // identify any such third party patent rights, or for such party's // reliance on the standard or incorporation thereof in its product, // protocols or testing procedures. DMTF shall have no liability to // any party implementing such standard, whether such implementation // is foreseeable or not, nor to any patent owner or claimant, and shall // have no liability or responsibility for costs or losses incurred if // a standard is withdrawn or modified after publication, and shall be // indemnified and held harmless by any party implementing the // standard from any and all claims of infringement by a patent owner // for such implementations. // // For information about patents held by third-parties which have // notified the DMTF that, in their opinion, such patent may relate to // or impact implementations of DMTF standards, visit // http://www.dmtf.org/about/policies/disclosures.php.