ObjectBox Beta is made available to you under the following license. By downloading or using ObjectBox you agree to this license.
“ObjectBox” is a database software currently in public beta stage. We differentiate between “ObjectBox Runtime” and “ObjectBox Plugin”. The runtime is what is needed to ship with an app (maven artifacts “objectbox-android” and “objectbox-daocompat” with their maven dependencies). The plugin consists of a Gradle plugin and code generation tools (maven artifact “objectbox-gradle-plugin” with its maven dependencies) that run at build time.
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2. Software License And Restrictions
The Licensor grants you a royalty-free license to use the unmodified ObjectBox Objects according to this license. The license is non-exclusive, non-transferable, and non-sublicensable.
Once a final release is available, we encourage you to switch to the then current release version. ObjectBox beta will then be no longer enhanced by us.
The Licensor retains ownership and all associated intellectual property rights, including but not limited to all patent, copyright, and trade secret rights of the software, title, documentation, and anything else made available to you as part of this ObjectBox beta release.
If you are working on a mobile database or any kind of competing product to ObjectBox, you may use ObjectBox only if you have written consent by the Licensor.
You may bundle the ObjectBox Runtime in Object form within your app. The ObjectBox Plugin may only be used on machines building your app.
The Licensor may publicly indicate that your app is built using ObjectBox. This includes web pages (for example in “customers” or “references” pages/sections). You can opt-out by sending an email to the Licensor indicating that you do not want the Licensor to use your app as reference material.
You may not reverse engineer (for example but not limited to decompilation, disassembling, information/symbol extraction) ObjectBox or otherwise attempt to discover the source code of the software. Modifications or creating derivative works are not allowed.
3. Disclaimer of Warranty
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4. Limitation of Liability
In no event and under no legal theory, whether in tort (including negligence), contract, or otherwise, unless required by applicable law (such as deliberate and grossly negligent acts) or agreed to in writing, shall any Contributor be liable to You for damages, including any direct, indirect, special, incidental, or consequential damages of any character arising as a result of this License or out of the use or inability to use the Work (including but not limited to damages for loss of goodwill, work stoppage, computer failure or malfunction, or any and all other commercial damages or losses), even if such Contributor has been advised of the possibility of such damages.
5. Your feedback and input
Any input, ideas, suggestions, feedback, or improvements to ObjectBox that you give to the Licensor may be used by the Licensor for any purpose. This transfer of rights is irrevocable.
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