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Appendix A: Open Source Software
12 Appendix A: Open Source Software
DCMS is copyrighted by Barco nv with exception of the RXTXComm library.
RXTXComm is open source software, licensed under the ‘RXTX extension to
LGPL’. The full RXTXComm and LGPL license can be found on the DCMS CD-ROM.
RXTX extension to LGPL
RXTX License v 2.1 - LGPL v 2.1 + Linking Over Controlled Interface. RXTX is a
native interface to serial ports in java. Copyright 1997-2007 by Trent Jarvi
firstname.lastname@example.org and others who actually wrote it. See individual source files for
A copy of the LGPL v 2.1 may be found at http://www.gnu.org/licenses/lgpl.txt
on March 4th 2007. A copy is here for your convenience.
This library is free software; you can redistribute it and/or modify it under the
terms of the GNU Lesser General Public License as published by the Free
Software Foundation; either version 2.1 of the License, or (at your option) any
This library is distributed in the hope that it will be useful, but WITHOUT ANY
WARRANTY; without even the implied warranty of MERCHANTABILITY or
FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE. See the GNU Lesser General Public
License for more details.
An executable that contains no derivative of any portion of RXTX, but is designed
to work with RXTX by being dynamically linked with it, is considered a "work that
uses the Library" subject to the terms and conditions of the GNU Lesser General
The following has been added to the RXTX License to remove any confusion
about linking to RXTX. We want to allow in part what section 5, paragraph 2 of
the LGPL does not permit in the special case of linking over a controlled
interface. The intent is to add a Java Specification Request or standards body
defined interface in the future as another exception but one is not currently
As a special exception, the copyright holders of RXTX give you permission to link
RXTX with independent modules that communicate with RXTX solely through the
Sun Microsytems CommAPI interface version 2, regardless of the license terms
of these independent modules, and to copy and distribute the resulting
combined work under terms of your choice, provided that every copy of the
combined work is accompanied by a complete copy of the source code of RXTX
(the version of RXTX used to produce the combined work), being distributed
under the terms of the GNU Lesser General Public License plus this exception.
An independent module is a module which is not derived from or based on RXTX.
Note that people who make modified versions of RXTX are not obligated to grant
this special exception for their modified versions; it is their choice whether to do
so. The GNU Lesser General Public License gives permission to release a
modified version without this exception; this exception also makes it possible to
release a modified version which carries forward this exception.
You should have received a copy of the GNU Lesser General Public License along
with this library; if not, write to the Free Foundation, Inc., 59 Temple Place, Suite
330, Boston, MA 02111-1307 USA. All trademarks belong to their respective