[En-Nut-Discussion] Where does the LICENSE_ST_GUIDANCE_ONLY require from
hmnews at proconx.com
Fri Feb 1 09:57:34 CET 2013
On 27/01/2013 7:01 PM, Henrik Maier wrote:
> On 27/01/2013 2:36 AM, Harald Kipp wrote:
>> The problem with this clause is, that it doesn't provide any license at
>> all. Taking it strictly: Nobody allowed you to use or distribute this
>> code. Packing it into Nut/OS is actually illegal, because the (unknown)
>> author doesn't give any permission to do so.
> The license text of the STM32F2xx Standard Peripherals Library Drivers
> is as follow:
> The enclosed firmware and all the related documentation are not covered
> by a License Agreement, if you need such License you can contact your
> local STMicroelectronics office.
> THE PRESENT FIRMWARE WHICH IS FOR GUIDANCE ONLY AIMS AT PROVIDING
> CUSTOMERS WITH CODING INFORMATION REGARDING THEIR PRODUCTS IN ORDER FOR
> THEM TO SAVE TIME. AS A RESULT, STMICROELECTRONICS SHALL NOT BE HELD
> LIABLE FOR ANY DIRECT, INDIRECT OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES WITH RESPECT TO
> ANY CLAIMS ARISING FROM THE CONTENT OF SUCH FIRMWARE AND/OR THE USE MADE
> BY CUSTOMERS OF THE CODING INFORMATION CONTAINED HEREIN IN CONNECTION
> WITH THEIR PRODUCTS.
I found the full text of ST's Liberty license here:
and from my interpretation re-distribution would be excluded.
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