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This license was first found in "romio", included with openmpi-1.4.1. It is a very simplistic MIT variant with additional licensing text covering the US Government implications. It is Free and GPL compatible.

License Text


The following is a notice of limited availability of the code and
disclaimer, which must be included in the prologue of the code and in
all source listings of the code.

Copyright (C) 1997 University of Chicago

Permission is hereby granted to use, reproduce, prepare derivative
works, and to redistribute to others.

The University of Chicago makes no representations as to the suitability,
operability, accuracy, or correctness of this software for any purpose.
It is provided "as is" without express or implied warranty.

This software was authored by:
Rajeev Thakur: (630) 252-1682;
Mathematics and Computer Science Division
Argonne National Laboratory, Argonne IL 60439, USA

                           GOVERNMENT LICENSE

Portions of this material resulted from work developed under a U.S.
Government Contract and are subject to the following license: the
Government is granted for itself and others acting on its behalf a
paid-up, nonexclusive, irrevocable worldwide license in this computer
software to reproduce, prepare derivative works, and perform publicly
and display publicly.


This computer code material was prepared, in part, as an account of
work sponsored by an agency of the United States Government.  Neither
the United States Government, nor the University of Chicago, nor any
of their employees, makes any warranty express or implied, or assumes
any legal liability or responsibility for the accuracy, completeness,
or usefulness of any information, apparatus, product, or process
disclosed, or represents that its use would not infringe privately
owned rights.