Personal Notes File


Distribution

NOTEFILE is copyright © 1998-2018 by Fedon Kadifeli. This help topic contains legal binding information about distribution of NOTEFILE. If you do not agree with the conditions and rules stated in this text, please remove your copy of NOTEFILE.

In this help topic, the term NOTEFILE identifies Release Version 02.xx of the Personal Notes File program. The term SHAREWARE version identifies the complete package containing this program. By complete package I mean, the executable file, the associated (web-based) help documentation, and the README and other TXT files. The term SHAREWARE copy identifies an instance of the SHAREWARE version. No component part of NOTEFILE may be distributed individually, disassembled, copied, reverse engineered, or altered in any form. This includes all elements in the NOTEFILE package, interface items, menus, and dialogs.

Distribution

  1. SHAREWARE copies may be freely distributed by individual users for trial and leisure utilization.
  2. SHAREWARE copies may be uploaded to Bulletin Board Systems, FTP/Web sites, Usenet newsgroups, forums, and any network sites providing its users with access to download it for trial and leisure purposes. Bulletin Board Systems should restrict downloading charges for the SHAREWARE version to flat rate connection fees.
  3. SHAREWARE copies may not be distributed in optical, magnetic or flash disks, or any other media, without express authorization of the author. Authorization for distribution may be obtained in the form of a specific, signed, “Non-exclusive Distribution License Agreement.”
  4. SHAREWARE copies may not be distributed with any software package, or be systematically recommended to users of any software system or service, without express authorization of the author. Authorization for distribution may be obtained in the form of a specific, signed, “Non-exclusive Distribution License Agreement.”

Non-exclusive Distribution License Agreement

A Non-exclusive Distribution License Agreement must be signed by an authorized licenser of NOTEFILE before:

  1. Including NOTEFILE on a software product package;
  2. Distributing or explicitly recommending NOTEFILE usage to clients and/or users of a software package or service;
  3. Including NOTEFILE in optical, magnetic or flash disks, or any other media;
  4. Performing any other form of distribution of NOTEFILE.

There is no standard “Non-exclusive Distribution License Agreement” form. Specific rules are to be defined case by case between licenser and interested parties. Agreements may, at discretion of licenser, include customization of program interface and/or execution, partial or total disclosure of source code, maintenance and/or upgrade clauses.

Using NOTEFILE

NOTEFILE is shareware. The users need not pay a fee for using NOTEFILE for personal usage. However, if you plan to use this program in a commercial environment, you should register. Also, users who want to get support from me should have a valid permanent license.

Contacting the author of NOTEFILE

The author of NOTEFILE can be contacted for any bug, wish, or suggestion.