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SIL Apparatus License

NRSI staff, 1998-03-18

Apparatus and Unicode

This SIL Apparatus Font System is a pre-Unicode or “legacy” font system. These fonts are superseded by the Unicode-encoded Apparatus SIL.

Distribution

The Summer Institute of Linguistics (SIL) is an organization of linguists dedicated to the study and promotion of the thousands of languages around the world. SIL’s International Publishing Services serves SIL by developing products to assist in the publication of linguistic texts.

These fonts were originally developed to meet the needs and restrictions of in-house development projects, and so, may not adequately address the more generalized need for Biblical Greek computing solutions or be applicable in all situations. Nevertheless, we are happy to make this package available to the general academic community at no charge. You may (and are encouraged to) share these fonts and utilities with your friends and co-workers, but with the following restrictions:

  • All files must be copied together, including this one.
  • No fee may be charged for the fonts.
  • They may not be used as a basis for other fonts.

Even though these fonts are freely distributable, SIL retains all copyright and ownership of the included fonts and utilities and reserves the right to restrict their use and distribution at any time. They may be placed on bulletin boards, etc. but cannot be included in (or bundled with) any commercial product including hard disks or CD-ROMs without specific written permission.

License

This is a legal agreement between you and the Summer Institute of Linguistics, Inc. (SIL) covering your use of the SIL Apparatus Fonts. Be sure to read the following agreement before using the software. IF YOU DO NOT AGREE TO THE TERMS OF THIS AGREEMENT, DO NOT USE THE SOFTWARE AND DESTROY ALL COPIES OF IT.

This copyright software is distributed as freeware. You may use this software without any charge and may distribute to others. The software is owned by SIL and is protected by United States copyright laws and international treaty provisions. Therefore, you must treat the software like any other copyrighted material (e.g. a book or musical recording).

Commercial distribution of the software is restricted without permission of SIL. If you wish to distribute this software contact SIL for details on obtaining a license. You may not rent or lease the software, nor may you modify, adapt, translate, reverse engineer, decompile, or disassemble the software.

If you violate any part of this agreement, your right to use this software terminates automatically and you then must destroy all copies of this software in your possession.

THE SOFTWARE AND RELATED DOCUMENTATION ARE PROVIDED “AS IS” AND WITHOUT WARRANTY OF ANY KIND AND SIL EXPRESSLY DISCLAIMS ALL OTHER WARRANTIES, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, THE IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY AND FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE. UNDER NO CIRCUMSTANCES SHALL SIL BE LIABLE FOR ANY INCIDENTAL, SPECIAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES THAT RESULT FROM THE USE OR INABILITY TO USE THE SOFTWARE OR RELATED DOCUMENTATION, EVEN IF SIL HAS BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES.

This Agreement shall be governed by the laws of the State of Texas. If for any reason a court of competent jurisdiction finds any provision of this Agreement, or portion thereof, to be unenforceable, that provision of the Agreement shall be enforced to the maximum extent permissible so as to effect the intent of the parties, and the remainder of this Agreement shall continue in full force and effect.

The software and documentation is provided with RESTRICTED RIGHTS.

Use, duplication, or disclosure by the Government is subject to restrictions as set forth in subdivision (b)(3)(ii) of The Rights in Technical Data and Computer Software clause at 252.227-7013.

Manufacturer is the Summer Institute of Linguistics, 7500 West Camp Wisdom Rd., Dallas, Texas, 75236, United States of America.

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