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As above, our legal department is always interested in embedded open source components so they can check the relevant licensing agreements.

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Yes, the following is taken from the Credits.txt file:

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The ZIP extensions functionality was
implemented using ZipArchive by
Tadeusz Dracz. An extract from his
license agreement appears below:

ZipArchive library - creation,
modification and decompression of
"zip" format archives Copyright 2000 -
2002 Tadeusz Dracz. E-Mail:
tdracz@artpol-software.com Web:
http://www.artpol-software.com

Many thanks to Tadeusz Dracz for
providing explicit permission to using
ZipArchive in AgentRansack.

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PDF Functionality is implemented
through using the XPDF program. This
program is available free of charge
and distributed through the GNU
license. All appropriate
documentation, e.g. license, man pages
etc., for XPDF is included in the xpdf
sub-folder of Agent Ransack. An
extract from the README appears below:

The Xpdf software and documentation
are copyright 1996-2002 Glyph & Cog,
LLC.

Email: derekn@foolabs.com WWW:
http://www.foolabs.com/xpdf/

Many thanks to Derek B. Noonburg
(derekn@glyphandcog.com) for providing
explicit information on how to include
XPDF with Agent Ransack without
violating the GNU license agreement.

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Support for the majority of the
compressed/composite formats is
courtesy of the 7-zip open source
libraries. 7-zip is licensed under the
GNU LGPL and as such the 7-zip
libraries have been compiled and
included in the Agent Ransack
distribution without any modifications
to the 7-zip source code. Source code
for the 7-zip libraries can be found
here: www.7-zip.org

An extract from the 7-Zip FAQ (1 Aug
2006) appears below:

--- Q. Can I use the EXE or DLL files from 7-Zip in a Commercial
Application?

A. Yes, but you need to specify in
your documentation (1) that you used
parts of the 7-Zip program, (2) that
7-Zip is licensed under the GNU LGPL
license and (3) link to www.7-zip.org

where the source code can be found.

Many thanks to Igor Pavlov for
confirming that ALL libraries (except
the unRAR library) included in 7-zip
and not just the LZMA SDK are licensed
under the GNU LGPL.

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Registration code management is
implemented using a stripped down
version of CryptLib Version 2.00
Copyright Peter Gutmann, Eric Young,
and Colin Plumb 1992 - 1996

An extract from the docs.txt file
regarding usage appears below:

------ [CryptLib] is distributed as copyrighted freeware, with copyrights
on individual encryption modules being
held by the contributing authors. You
are free to use the code in any way
you want, with the following
restrictions:

  • If you make any changes to the code, you should send a copy of the changes
    to the author or authors to allow
    them to integrate the changes into the
    code. This is to allow a central
    consistent version to be maintained.

  • If you use the library as part of a product, you should offer a copy to
    the authors of the library. This is
    to let the authors know that their
    work is being usefully applied. You
    should also give the authors credit in
    your software and/or documentation.
    This is to let others know that the
    authors work is being usefully
    applied :-).

  • Any commercial software you create with this code may not be merely a set
    or subset of the encryption library,
    with or without minor added
    functionality. In particular you
    can't sell the library (or any
    modified form of it) as "your"
    encryption product. You can sell your
    own product which utilizes the
    encryption library, but you can't
    charge for the library itself or claim
    it as yours. This is to stop people
    adding their own wrappers and selling

    it as "their" encryption product.

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Internal XML support is provided
through TinyXML. An extract from the
license agreement appears below:

Permission is granted to anyone to use
[TinyXML] software for any purpose,
including commercial applications, and
to alter it and redistribute it
freely, subject to the following
restrictions:

  1. The origin of this software must not be misrepresented; you must not
    claim that you wrote the original
    software. If you use this software in
    a product, an acknowledgment in the
    product documentation would be
    appreciated but is not required.

  2. Altered source versions must be plainly marked as such, and must not
    be misrepresented as being the
    original software.

  3. This notice may not be removed or altered from any source distribution.

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The internal viewer uses the Scintilla
editing component for displaying
files. The license agreement is shown
below:

http://www.scintilla.org/ License for
Scintilla and SciTE

Copyright 1998-2003 by Neil Hodgson
neilh@scintilla.org

All Rights Reserved

Permission to use, copy, modify, and
distribute this software and its
documentation for any purpose and
without fee is hereby granted,
provided that the above copyright
notice appear in all copies and that
both that copyright notice and this
permission notice appear in
supporting documentation.

NEIL HODGSON DISCLAIMS ALL WARRANTIES
WITH REGARD TO THIS SOFTWARE,
INCLUDING ALL IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF
MERCHANTABILITY AND FITNESS, IN NO
EVENT SHALL NEIL HODGSON BE LIABLE FOR
ANY SPECIAL, INDIRECT OR
CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES OR ANY DAMAGES
WHATSOEVER RESULTING FROM LOSS OF USE,
DATA OR PROFITS, WHETHER IN AN ACTION
OF CONTRACT, NEGLIGENCE OR OTHER
TORTIOUS ACTION, ARISING OUT OF OR IN
CONNECTION WITH THE USE OR
PERFORMANCE OF THIS SOFTWARE.

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