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Name Arphic Public License
URL http://ftp.gnu.org/gnu/non-gnu/chinese-fonts-truetype/LICENSE
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ARPHIC PUBLIC LICENSE

Copyright (C) 1999 Arphic Technology Co., Ltd.
11Fl. No.168, Yung Chi Rd., Taipei, 110 Taiwan
All rights reserved except as specified below.

Everyone is permitted to copy and distribute verbatim copies of this
license document, but changing it is forbidden.

Preamble

   The licenses for most software are designed to take away your
   freedom to share and change it. By contrast, the ARPHIC PUBLIC
   LICENSE specifically permits and encourages you to use this
   software, provided that you give the recipients all the rights that
   we gave you and make sure they can get the modifications of this
   software.

Legal Terms

0. Definitions:

   Throughout this License, "Font" means the TrueType fonts "AR PL
   Mingti2L Big5", "AR PL KaitiM Big5" (BIG-5 character set) and "AR
   PL SungtiL GB", "AR PL KaitiM GB" (GB character set) which are
   originally distributed by Arphic, and the derivatives of those
   fonts created through any modification including modifying glyph,
   reordering glyph, converting format, changing font name, or
   adding/deleting some characters in/from glyph table.

   "PL" means "Public License".

   "Copyright Holder" means whoever is named in the copyright or
   copyrights for the Font.

   "You" means the licensee, or person copying, redistributing or
   modifying the Font.

   "Freely Available" means that you have the freedom to copy or
   modify the Font as well as redistribute copies of the Font under
   the same conditions you received, not price. If you wish, you can
   charge for this service.

1. Copying & Distribution

   You may copy and distribute verbatim copies of this Font in any
   medium, without restriction, provided that you retain this license
   file (ARPHICPL.TXT) unaltered in all copies.

2. Modification

   You may otherwise modify your copy of this Font in any way,
   including modifying glyph, reordering glyph, converting format,
   changing font name, or adding/deleting some characters in/from
   glyph table, and copy and distribute such modifications under the
   terms of Section 1 above, provided that the following conditions
   are met:

   a) You must insert a prominent notice in each modified file stating
      how and when you changed that file.

   b) You must make such modifications Freely Available as a whole to
      all third parties under the terms of this License, such as by
      offering access to copy the modifications from a designated
      place, or distributing the modifications on a medium customarily
      used for software interchange.

   c) If the modified fonts normally reads commands interactively when
      run, you must cause it, when started running for such
      interactive use in the most ordinary way, to print or display an
      announcement including an appropriate copyright notice and a
      notice that there is no warranty (or else, saying that you
      provide a warranty) and that users may redistribute the Font
      under these conditions, and telling the user how to view a copy
      of this License.

   These requirements apply to the modified work as a whole. If
   identifiable sections of that work are not derived from the Font,
   and can be reasonably considered independent and separate works in
   themselves, then this License and its terms, do not apply to those
   sections when you distribute them as separate works. Therefore,
   mere aggregation of another work not based on the Font with the
   Font on a volume of a storage or distribution medium does not bring
   the other work under the scope of this License.

3. Condition Subsequent

   You may not copy, modify, sublicense, or distribute the Font except
   as expressly provided under this License. Any attempt otherwise to
   copy, modify, sublicense or distribute the Font will automatically
   retroactively void your rights under this License. However, parties
   who have received copies or rights from you under this License will
   keep their licenses valid so long as such parties remain in full
   compliance.

4. Acceptance

   You are not required to accept this License, since you have not
   signed it. However, nothing else grants you permission to copy,
   modify, sublicense or distribute the Font. These actions are
   prohibited by law if you do not accept this License. Therefore, by
   copying, modifying, sublicensing or distributing the Font, you
   indicate your acceptance of this License and all its terms and
   conditions.

5. Automatic Receipt

   Each time you redistribute the Font, the recipient automatically
   receives a license from the original licensor to copy, distribute
   or modify the Font subject to these terms and conditions. You may
   not impose any further restrictions on the recipients' exercise of
   the rights granted herein. You are not responsible for enforcing
   compliance by third parties to this License.

6. Contradiction

   If, as a consequence of a court judgment or allegation of patent
   infringement or for any other reason (not limited to patent
   issues), conditions are imposed on you (whether by court order,
   agreement or otherwise) that contradict the conditions of this
   License, they do not excuse you from the conditions of this
   License. If you cannot distribute so as to satisfy simultaneously
   your obligations under this License and any other pertinent
   obligations, then as a consequence you may not distribute the Font
   at all. For example, if a patent license would not permit
   royalty-free redistribution of the Font by all those who receive
   copies directly or indirectly through you, then the only way you
   could satisfy both it and this License would be to refrain entirely
   from distribution of the Font.

   If any portion of this section is held invalid or unenforceable
   under any particular circumstance, the balance of the section is
   intended to apply and the section as a whole is intended to apply
   in other circumstances.

7. NO WARRANTY

   BECAUSE THE FONT IS LICENSED FREE OF CHARGE, THERE IS NO WARRANTY
   FOR THE FONT, TO THE EXTENT PERMITTED BY APPLICABLE LAW. EXCEPT
   WHEN OTHERWISE STATED IN WRITING THE COPYRIGHT HOLDERS OR OTHER
   PARTIES PROVIDE THE FONT "AS IS" WITHOUT WARRANTY OF ANY KIND,
   EITHER EXPRESSED OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO THE
   IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY AND FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR
   PURPOSE. THE ENTIRE RISK AS TO THE QUALITY AND PERFORMANCE OF THE
   FONT IS WITH YOU. SHOULD THE FONT PROVE DEFECTIVE, YOU ASSUME THE
   COST OF ALL NECESSARY SERVICING, REPAIR OR CORRECTION.

8. DAMAGES WAIVER

   UNLESS REQUIRED BY APPLICABLE LAW OR AGREED TO IN WRITING, IN NO
   EVENT WILL ANY COPYRIGHTT HOLDERS, OR OTHER PARTIES WHO MAY COPY,
   MODIFY OR REDISTRIBUTE THE FONT AS PERMITTED ABOVE, BE LIABLE TO
   YOU FOR ANY DIRECT, INDIRECT, CONSEQUENTIAL, INCIDENTAL, SPECIAL OR
   EXEMPLARY DAMAGES ARISING OUT OF THE USE OR INABILITY TO USE THE
   FONT (INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO PROCUREMENT OF SUBSTITUTE GOODS
   OR SERVICES; LOSS OF USE, DATA OR PROFITS; OR BUSINESS
   INTERRUPTION), EVEN IF SUCH HOLDERS OR OTHER PARTIES HAVE BEEN
   ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES.




Permission is granted to copy, distribute and/or modify this document under the terms of the GNU Free Documentation License, Version 1.3 or any later version published by the Free Software Foundation; with no Invariant Sections, no Front-Cover Texts, and no Back-Cover Texts. A copy of the license is included in the page “GNU Free Documentation License”.

The copyright and license notices on this page only apply to the text on this page. Any software or copyright-licenses or other similar notices described in this text has its own copyright notice and license, which can usually be found in the distribution or license text itself.


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