Legal

This part is as complex as the technical one.

The PureDarwin project tries and tends to respect as much as possible the legal aspects involved and avoid conflicts, however this process must be at least improved, and at best maintained. Feel free to contact us in if you would like to give advices and contribute.

Community project

Please understand that PureDarwin is a community project. It is not affiliated with Apple Inc.

Licensed material

Substantial parts of this project are bound to the following licenses. Please make sure that you fully understand them and comply with them before you begin to use or contribute to any software or information provided by the PureDarwin project. Please check the documentation that comes with each individual part.

Original material

Material originally engineered within the PureDarwin project is licensed under the BSD license as follows, unless specifically stated otherwise in the respective files or directories:

/*-
 * Copyright (c) 2007-2009 The PureDarwin Project.
 * All rights reserved.
 *
 * @LICENSE_HEADER_START@
 *
 * Redistribution and use in source and binary forms, with or without
 * modification, are permitted provided that the following conditions
 * are met:
 * 1. Redistributions of source code must retain the above copyright
 *    notice, this list of conditions and the following disclaimer.
 * 2. 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.
 *
 * THIS SOFTWARE IS PROVIDED BY THE COPYRIGHT HOLDERS AND CONTRIBUTORS "AS
 * IS" AND ANY EXPRESS OR IMPLIED WARRANTIES, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO,
 * THE IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY AND FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR
 * PURPOSE ARE DISCLAIMED.  IN NO EVENT SHALL THE COPYRIGHT OWNER OR
 * CONTRIBUTORS BE LIABLE FOR ANY DIRECT, INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, SPECIAL,
 * EXEMPLARY, OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES (INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO,
 * PROCUREMENT OF SUBSTITUTE GOODS OR SERVICES; LOSS OF USE, DATA, OR
 * PROFITS; OR BUSINESS INTERRUPTION) HOWEVER CAUSED AND ON ANY THEORY OF
 * LIABILITY, WHETHER IN CONTRACT, STRICT LIABILITY, OR TORT (INCLUDING
 * NEGLIGENCE OR OTHERWISE) ARISING IN ANY WAY OUT OF THE USE OF THIS
 * SOFTWARE, EVEN IF ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGE.
 *
 * @LICENSE_HEADER_END@
 */

We kindly suggest (but do not require) that you contribute any modifications back to the project.

Hexley

  • Hexley DarwinOS Mascot Copyright 2000 by Jon Hooper
    All Rights Reserved.
    Used with permission from Jon Hooper.
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