FAQ #32: Can I use DCMTK to develop a commercial product?

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FAQ #32: Can I use DCMTK to develop a commercial product?

#1 Post by Marco Eichelberg » Fri, 2004-11-12, 14:25

:?: Can I use DCMTK to develop a commercial product?

:!: Yes. DCMTK is made available under the BSD license, a license approved by the Open Source Initiative (see http://www.opensource.org/licenses/bsd-license.php). The license text is as follows:

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/*
 *  Copyright (C) 1994-2011, OFFIS e.V.
 *  All rights reserved.
 *
 *  This software and supporting documentation were developed by
 *
 *    OFFIS e.V.
 *    R&D Division Health
 *    Escherweg 2
 *    26121 Oldenburg, Germany
 *
 *  Redistribution and use in source and binary forms, with or without
 *  modification, are permitted provided that the following conditions
 *  are met:
 *
 *  - Redistributions of source code must retain the above copyright
 *    notice, this list of conditions and the following disclaimer.
 *
 *  - 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 distribution.
 *
 *  - Neither the name of OFFIS nor the names of its contributors may be
 *    used to endorse or promote products derived from this software
 *    without specific prior written permission.
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 *  "AS IS" AND ANY EXPRESS OR IMPLIED WARRANTIES, INCLUDING, BUT NOT
 *  LIMITED TO, THE IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY AND FITNESS FOR
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 *  OF THIS SOFTWARE, EVEN IF ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGE.
 *
 */
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