Mug Foundation open formats license

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!Attention! You still need a license for the sourcecode as this license only covers the specifications and the technology

This license is permissive but keeps the licensor rights to sell the format specification.

But gives Licensee the rights to sell software using the format under this license.


  • Can
  • Commercial Use
    Describes the ability to use the software for commercial purposes.
  • Use Patent Claims
    Describes the rights to use patent claims covered by the original software.
  • Private Use
    Describes the ability to use/modify software freely without distributing it.
  • Distribute
    Describes the ability to distribute original or modified (derivative) works.

  • Cannot
  • Hold Liable
    Describes the warranty and if the software/license owner can be charged for damages.
  • Use Trademark
    Describes the allowance of using contributors' names, trademarks or logos.
  • Relicense
    Describes the ability to freely relicense the software.

  • Must
  • Include Copyright
    Describes whether the original copyright must be retained.
  • Give Credit
    Describes the need to give explicit credit to the author when distributing the software.
  • Include License
    Including the full text of license in modified software.
  • Include Original
    Describes whether copies of the original software or instructions to obtain copies must be distributed with the software.

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The Mug Foundation Open License (MFOFL)

Copyright (c) {Year} {Copyright Holder(s)}

{Author contact info}

The original author of the software or the organization that owns the rights are thereby called the licensor.

The person Physical or Legal obtaining a copy of this piece of software or its accompanying sources, documentation, specifications and tools are thereby called the licensee.

The source code or its binary form, specifications and documentation are thereby called the software.

Permission is hereby granted, free of charge, to any person using this software in any way and associated documentation files, to use in the software without restriction, including without limitation the following rights:

Re-distribute the software and or its underlying technology.

Publish, distribute, sublicense, and/or sell Software using the software or its underlying technology given the appropriate accreditation is made either in the source files of the software embedding it or in the documentation of proprietary software.

Furnished to do so, subject to the following conditions:

The licensee may not redistribute the software under a different license.

You are not authorized to sell the software or its underlying technology without embedding it in another software as described in the second right, except with express written permission from the original authors. (This clause is void if no contact information is present in the header and this clause becomes “It is utterly forbidden to sell this software or its underlying technology without embedding it in another software.”).

IN NO EVENT SHALL THE AUTHORS OR COPYRIGHT HOLDERS BE LIABLE FOR ANY CLAIM, DAMAGES OR OTHER LIABILITY, WHETHER IN AN ACTION OF CONTRACT, TORT OR OTHERWISE, ARISING FROM, OUT OF OR IN CONNECTION WITH THE FILE FORMAT OR THE USE OR OTHER DEALINGS IN THE FILE FORMAT.

FURTHERMORE, THERE IS NO WARRANTY OF THE FILE SOFTWARE UNDER THIS LICENSE TO BE FAIL SAFE AND OR FIT FOR A SPECIFIC PURPOSE(S).

THE SOFTWARE PROTECTED BY THE LICENSE MAY USE STRONG CRYPTOGRAPHY ALGORITHMS AND THEREFORE MAY NOT BE USED IN SPECIFIC COUNTRIES (CONSULT YOUR COUNTRY LAW BEFORE EMBEDDING THIS SOFTWARE IN YOUR SOFTWARE).

THE AUTHORS IN NO OCCASION SHALL BE LIABLE FOR JURIDICAL PROBLEMS THAT MAY ARRISE IN DECURRENCE OF THE USAGE OF THE SOFTWARE UNDER THIS LICENSE.

The above copyright notice shall be included in every Software that uses the files software under this license.

The licensor here thereby gives the licensee the rights to use any patents that may have been included in the software.

The licensee must by either including directly the original source files or by giving instructions on how to get it, distribute the original software.

If licensor contact information’s is present on the license header the licensee can consider this a request for contact to inform about how the software the licensor wrote is being used but this is kept to the licensee behalf.

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