Manual page for copyright_and_license(PL)
== Begin ploticus 2.00 copyright notice ==
ploticus 2.00 data display engine. Software, documentation, and examples.
Copyright 1998-2001 Stephen C. Grubb (firstname.lastname@example.org).
About the author
This program is free software; you can redistribute it and/or modify it
under the terms of the GNU General Public License as published by the
Free Software Foundation; either version 2 of the License, or (at your
option) any later version.
This program 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 General Public License for more details.
GNU General Public License
A copy of the GNU General Public License should be present with the
code, in file GPL.txt.
A copy of the GNU General Public License may be obtained from
Free Software Foundation, Inc.,
59 Temple Place - Suite 330, Boston, MA 02111-1307, USA.
This General Public License does not permit incorporating ploticus into
proprietary programs that will be distributed to others.
The home page for PLOTICUS is www.sgpr.net. The source code, binaries
for some platforms, documentation, and examples may be freely downloaded
from that site.
The author wishes to be informed of and to maintain links to other development
efforts involving ploticus. Feel free to copy and use this nifty new logo
in works that use ploticus, as a link back to this site.
ploticus 2.00 generates PNG and run-length-encoded GIF-compatible
output using portions of Thomas Boutell's gd library versions
1.6.3 and 1.3. ploticus 2.00 does not read GIF files.
GD 1.6.3 and 1.3 (www.boutell.com) carry the following statements:
| Portions copyright 1994, 1995, 1996, 1997, 1998, 1999 by
| Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory. Funded under Grant
| P41-RR02188 by the National Institutes of Health.
| Portions copyright 1996, 1997, 1998, 1999, by Boutell.Com, Inc.
| Portions relating to GD2 format copyright 1999 Philip Warner.
| Portions relating to PNG copyright 1999, Greg Roelofs.
| Portions relating to libttf copyright 1999, John Ellson
| (Although his LZW compression code no longer appears
| in gd, the authors wish to thank David Rowley for the
| original LZW-based GIF compression code, which has been
| removed due to patent concerns.)
| Non-LZW-based GIF compression code copyright 1998, by
| Hutchison Avenue Software Corporation (http://www.hasc.com/,
| Permission has been granted to copy and distribute gd
| in any context, including a commercial application,
| provided that this notice is present in user-accessible
| supporting documentation.
| This does not affect your ownership of the derived work
| itself, and the intent is to assure proper credit for the
| authors of gd, not to interfere with your productive use
| of gd. If you have questions, ask. "Derived works" includes
| all programs that utilize the library. Credit must be
| given in user-accessible documentation.
| Permission to use, copy, modify, and distribute gd
| 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.
| This software is provided "as is" without express or implied
== End of ploticus 2.00 Copyright Notice ==
data display engine
Copyright Steve Grubb