SCore Cluster System Software License Agreement

The user of this software, hereinafter referred to as the user, must agree upon the items described herein.
SCore Cluster System Software
(RWCP Software ID: SA97-P-012-124-0002)
Tsukuba Research Center, Real World Computing Partnership
1-6-1 Takezono, Tsukuba, Ibaraki 305 JAPAN
  1. Copyright
    Copyright (C)1997, 1998
    Tsukuba Research Center, Real World Computing Partnership, Japan, hereinafter referred to as RWCP, owns the copyright of SCore Cluster System Software, hereinafter referred to as SCore.
  2. Characteristics and distribution objectives of the software
    SCore is a system software for Workstation/PC clusters provides a parallel computing environment based on a distributed memory and message passing programming model.
    SCore is *not* in the public domain. However, it is distributed free of charge with the intention to promote research. The user is encouraged to send reports on the problems and improvements associated with the use of the SCore cluster system software.
    RWCP makes no representations about the suitability of the software for any purpose. It is provided "as is" without express or implied warranty. After the completion of the research period, it shall be possible to transfer the software as state-owned property.
  3. Cancellation of approval
    Should there be any violation of the contents described here, RWCP cancels the user's right to use the software. Should this happen, the user must immediately stop using the software and delete the programs. Conversely, the user may cancel their right to use at any time by abandoning the software.
  4. Rights of the user
    RWCP provides the user with a set of SCore cluster system software source programs free of charge. Permission to use the software for education, research, and non-profit purposes is hereby granted to the user, as long as the user abides by the contents described here. No other permissions are granted. Specifically, permission is *not* granted to redistribute the software.
  5. Obligations of the user
    Should the user find an error in the software, the user must report it to the main developer by e-mail or mail whenever possible. The user must report on the situations in which the software is being used should the main developer request so. In publishing a paper describing the use of SCore, an acknowledgment of the SCore cluster system software developed by RWCP must be included.
  6. Liabilities
    RWCP shall not be responsible for the software in any sense. RWCP shall not be liable for fixing any errors in the software. RWCP shall not be liable for compensation for any losses incurred by the use of this software.

Real World Computing Partnership
Parallel Distributed System Software Tsukuba Laboratory

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