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Open Source Licenses
Creative Commons BY (Attribution). (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/ ).
“This license allows reusers to distribute, remix, adapt, and build upon the material in any medium or format, so long as attribution is given to the creator. The license allows for commercial use.”
“Credit must be given to the creator”
This license imposes no restrictions on reusers other than a requirement the the source is acknowledged.
This is the option that doctoral, and other, students should use.
STAGE_1, ANARRES_1, R23 and SMOD_1 : these codes can be downloaded from cgemod.org.uk
STAGE_t and ANARRES_t: these codes are supplied to participants on training courses.
CC BY-NC-SA (Attribution - Non Commercial - Share Alike). (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/4.0/ ).
“This license allows reusers to distribute, remix, adapt, and build upon the material in any medium or format for noncommercial purposes only, and only so long as attribution is given to the creator. If you remix, adapt, or build upon the material, you must license the modified material under identical terms.”
“Credit must be given to the creator. Only noncommercial uses of the work are permitted. Adaptations must be shared under the same terms”.
This license imposes minimal restrictions on reusers for noncommercial applications, e.g., academic research, use by permanent employees of government agencies and international organisations for in-house purposes only. NB: users need to abide by the Share Alike conditions, e.g., government agencies and international organisations must share any in-house adaptations.
Commercial uses are defined as those “primarily intended for or directed toward commercial advantage or monetary compensation”, e.g., consultants including academics acting a s consultants (https://creativecommons.org/faq/#does-my-use-violate-the-noncommercial-clause-of-the-licenses).
Licenses relaxing the Non-Commercial and Share Alike conditions may be available for a fee on request.
STAGE and ANARRES: these codes require reusers to request the codes from the creators (email: firstname.lastname@example.org) (an online form is being developed)