A short and very permissive license with a few straightforward restrictions.
Vovida Software License v. 1.0
This license applies to all software incorporated in the "Vovida
Open Communication Application Library" except for those portions
incorporating third party software specifically identified as being
licensed under separate license.
The Vovida Software License, Version 1.0
Copyright (c) 2000 Vovida Networks, Inc. All rights reserved.
Redistribution and use in source and binary forms, with or without
modification, are permitted provided that the following conditions
1. Redistributions of source code must retain the above copyright
notice, this list of conditions and the following disclaimer.
2. Redistributions in binary form must reproduce the above copyright
notice, this list of conditions and the following disclaimer in
the documentation and/or other materials provided with the
3. The names "VOCAL", "Vovida Open Communication Application Library",
and "Vovida Open Communication Application Library (VOCAL)" must
not be used to endorse or promote products derived from this
software without prior written permission. For written
permission, please contact email@example.com.
4. Products derived from this software may not be called "VOCAL", nor
may "VOCAL" appear in their name, without prior written
THIS SOFTWARE IS PROVIDED "AS IS" AND ANY EXPRESSED OR IMPLIED
WARRANTIES, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, THE IMPLIED WARRANTIES
OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, TITLE AND
NON-INFRINGEMENT ARE DISCLAIMED. IN NO EVENT SHALL VOVIDA
NETWORKS, INC. OR ITS CONTRIBUTORS BE LIABLE FOR ANY DAMAGES
IN EXCESS OF $1,000, NOR FOR ANY INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, SPECIAL,
EXEMPLARY, OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES (INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO,
PROCUREMENT OF SUBSTITUTE GOODS OR SERVICES; LOSS OF USE, DATA, OR
PROFITS; OR BUSINESS INTERRUPTION) HOWEVER CAUSED AND ON ANY THEORY
OF LIABILITY, WHETHER IN CONTRACT, STRICT LIABILITY, OR TORT
(INCLUDING NEGLIGENCE OR OTHERWISE) ARISING IN ANY WAY OUT OF THE
USE OF THIS SOFTWARE, EVEN IF ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH
Describes the ability to distribute original or modified (derivative) works.
Describes the ability to modify the software and create derivatives.
Describes the ability to use the software for commercial purposes.
Describes the allowance of using contributors' names, trademarks or logos.
Describes the warranty and if the software/license owner can be charged for damages.
Describes whether the original copyright must be retained.
Including the full text of license in modified software.