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Ureka is a collection of many software packages, each with its own licensing terms. Most of the included sofware is Free and Open Source. The following packages are known to have restrictions such as (but not limited to) redistribution being non-commercial only or requiring special acknowledgement beyond the inclusion of licence text: X11IRAF, IRAF, Gemini IRAF, STScI IRAF, IRAF guiapps, IRAF rvsao, Info-ZIP (in DS9), OpenSSL & LibJPEG. X11IRAF includes code that can only be used for non-commercial purposes.

We believe that users are entitled to copy and run all of the included software without charge for non-profit research, but as regards other restricted rights, such as redistribution to others or creation of derivative works, it is your responsibility to check on and comply with the constituent package licences. You can find a copy of most of the third-party package sources we used at http://ssb.stsci.edu/ureka/source and some summary licensing documentation under docs/licensing.

In addition to copyright conditions, OpenSSL and the Python modules that use it are subject to US export controls, which it is your responsibility to comply with if you redistribute the relevant software.

The following copyright license applies to the original work in Ureka and the following disclaimer extends to all the software provided as part of Ureka.


Copyright (C) 2014 Association of Universities for Research in Astronomy (AURA)

Redistribution and use in source and binary forms, with or without modification, are permitted provided that the following conditions are met:

  1. Redistributions of source code must retain the above copyright notice, this list of conditions and the following disclaimer.
  2. Redistributions in binary form must reproduce the above copyright notice, this list of conditions and the following disclaimer in the documentation and/or other materials provided with the distribution.
  3. The name of AURA and its representatives may not be used to endorse or promote products derived from this software without specific prior written permission.

THIS SOFTWARE IS PROVIDED BY AURA “AS IS” AND ANY EXPRESS OR IMPLIED WARRANTIES, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, THE IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY AND FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE ARE DISCLAIMED. IN NO EVENT SHALL AURA BE LIABLE FOR ANY DIRECT, 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.

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