On Fri, 30 Jun 2006, A J Stiles wrote:
On Friday 30 June 2006 11:01, Jo Shields wrote:
Bear in mind, however, that the Gaussian license does not allow
comparisons with other software, which can lead to your license being
revoked for your entire site. See bannedbygaussian.org
This may very well be unenforcible in some jurisdictions. Even a
Check your local law very carefully. Your end-user licence agreement probably
is not worth the paper it is printed on.
If you read the bannedbygaussian.org site, you will find out that the usual
retaliation is that they will never sell you any subsequent version of the
software if they believe you trespassed their license terms. Since we are
talking about cutting-edge quantum chemistry research, any current version
is very quickly outdated, which means that this is a very effective
deterrent for anyone who wants to use their code to avoid upsetting them.
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