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An overview of the class files and the full text of the BSD license.

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ExceptionConverter: The original version of this class was published in an article by Heinz Kabutz. Read https://www.javaspecialists.eu/archive/Issue033.html "This material from The Java(tm) Specialists' Newsletter by Maximum Solutions (South Africa). Please contact Maximum Solutions for more information. Heinz Kabutz granted permission to use the example we've built on.

(2)

SimpleXMLParser: The original version of this class was published in a JavaWorld article by Steven Brandt: https://www.javaworld.com/javaworld/javatips/jw-javatip128.html Jennifer Orr (JavaWorld) wrote: "You have permission to use the code appearing in Steven Brandt's JavaWorld article, 'Java Tip 128: Create a quick-and-dirty XML parser.' We ask that you reference the author as the creator and JavaWorld as the original publisher of the code." Steven Brandt also agreed with the use of this class.

(3)

The following files contain material that was copyrighted by SUN:

com/itextpdf/text/pdf/LZWDecoder.java (first appearance in iText: 2002-02-08) com/itextpdf/text/pdf/codec/BmpImage.java (first appearance in iText: 2003-06-20) com/itextpdf/text/pdf/codec/PngImage.java (first appearance in iText: 2003-04-25) com/itextpdf/text/pdf/codec/TIFFDirectory.java (first appearance in iText: 2003-04-09) com/itextpdf/text/pdf/codec/TIFFFaxDecoder.java (first appearance in iText: 2003-04-09) com/itextpdf/text/pdf/codec/TIFFField.java (first appearance in iText: 2003-04-09) com/itextpdf/text/pdf/codec/TIFFLZWDecoder.java (first appearance in iText: 2003-04-09)

The original code was released under the BSD license, and contained the following extra restriction: "You acknowledge that Software is not designed, licensed or intended for use in the design, construction, operation or maintenance of any nuclear facility."

In a mail sent to Bruno Lowagie on January 23, 2008, Brian Burkhalter (@sun.com) writes: "This code is under a BSD license and supersedes the older codec packages on which your code is based. It also includes numerous fixes among them being the ability to handle a lot of 'broken' TIFFs."

Note that numerous fixes were applied to the code used in iText by Paulo Soares, but apart from the fixes there were no essential changes between the code that was originally adapted and the code that is now available under the following license:

Copyright (c) 2005 Sun Microsystems, Inc. All Rights Reserved.

Redistribution and use in source and binary forms, with or without modification, are permitted provided that the following conditions are met:

- Redistribution of source code must retain the above copyright notice, this list of conditions and the following disclaimer.

- Redistribution 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 Sun Microsystems, Inc. or the names of contributors may be used to endorse or promote products derived from this software without specific prior written permission.

This software is provided "AS IS," without a warranty of any kind. ALL EXPRESS OR IMPLIED CONDITIONS, REPRESENTATIONS AND WARRANTIES, INCLUDING ANY IMPLIED WARRANTY OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE OR NON-INFRINGEMENT, ARE HEREBY EXCLUDED. SUN MIDROSYSTEMS, INC. ("SUN") AND ITS LICENSORS SHALL NOT BE LIABLE FOR ANY DAMAGES SUFFERED BY LICENSEE AS A RESULT OF USING, MODIFYING OR DISTRIBUTING THIS SOFTWARE OR ITS DERIVATIVES. IN NO EVENT WILL SUN OR ITS LICENSORS BE LIABLE FOR ANY LOST REVENUE, PROFIT OR DATA, OR FOR DIRECT, INDIRECT, SPECIAL, CONSEQUENTIAL, INCIDENTAL OR PUNITIVE DAMAGES, HOWEVER CAUSED AND REGARDLESS OF THE THEORY OF LIABILITY, ARISING OUT OF THE USE OF OR INABILITY TO USE THIS SOFTWARE, EVEN IF SUN HAS BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES.

You acknowledge that this software is not designed or intended for use in the design, construction, operation or maintenance of any nuclear facility.

The main difference can be found in the final paragraph: the restriction that the source code is not "licensed" in this particular situation has been removed.

FYI: Brian also added: "A bit of history might be in order. The codec classes that you used originally were based on some classes included with JAI but not strictly part of JAI. As of Java SE 1.4 an official Image I/O framework was added in javax.imageio.... This frameork supports these formats:

Java 1.4: GIF (read only), JPEG, PNG Java 1.5: Added support for BMP and WBMP Java 1.6: Added support for writing GIF

The JAI Image I/O Tools packages (jai-imageio-core) were created to support formats handled by JAI but not included in Java SE as well as some new things like JPEG2000."

(4) the file com/itextpdf/text/pdf/codec/TIFFConstants and some other TIFF related code is derived from LIBTIFF:

Copyright (c) 1988-1997 Sam Leffler Copyright (c) 1991-1997 Silicon Graphics, Inc.

Permission to use, copy, modify, distribute, and sell this software and its documentation for any purpose is hereby granted without fee, provided that (i) the above copyright notices and this permission notice appear in all copies of the software and related documentation, and (ii) the names of Sam Leffler and Silicon Graphics may not be used in any advertising or publicity relating to the software without the specific, prior written permission of Sam Leffler and Silicon Graphics.

THE SOFTWARE IS PROVIDED "AS-IS" AND WITHOUT WARRANTY OF ANY KIND, EXPRESS, IMPLIED OR OTHERWISE, INCLUDING WITHOUT LIMITATION, ANY WARRANTY OF MERCHANTABILITY OR FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE.

IN NO EVENT SHALL SAM LEFFLER OR SILICON GRAPHICS BE LIABLE FOR ANY SPECIAL, INCIDENTAL, INDIRECT OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES OF ANY KIND, OR ANY DAMAGES WHATSOEVER RESULTING FROM LOSS OF USE, DATA OR PROFITS, WHETHER OR NOT ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF DAMAGE, AND ON ANY THEORY OF LIABILITY, ARISING OUT OF OR IN CONNECTION WITH THE USE OR PERFORMANCE OF THIS SOFTWARE.

(5)

BidiOrder: As stated in the Javadoc comments, materials from Unicode.org are used in the class com/itextpdf/text/pdf/BidiOrder.java The following license applies to these materials: https://www.unicode.org/copyright.html#Exhibit1

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(6) Contributions by Deutsche Bahn

Our customer Deutsche Bahn provided a patch regarding tables using an agreement different from the custom Contributor License Agreement, but as liberal as an MIT-style license agreement.

This contribution involves: a. extra colspan functionality added to the following classes: ColumnText, PdfPTable, and PdfPRow. b. an extra table event: PdfPTableEventAfterSplit (also involving PdfPTableEventForwarder).

(7) Adobe XMP library

In package com.itextpdf.xmp, we're using the Adobe XMP library. This library was released under the following terms:

Copyright (c) 2006, Adobe Systems Incorporated All rights reserved.

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. 3. All advertising materials mentioning features or use of this software must display the following acknowledgement: This product includes software developed by the Adobe Systems Incorporated. 4. Neither the name of the Adobe Systems Incorporated nor the names of its contributors may be used to endorse or promote products derived from this software without specific prior written permission.

THIS SOFTWARE IS PROVIDED BY ADOBE SYSTEMS INCORPORATED ''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 ADOBE SYSTEMS INCORPORATED 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.

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