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Ensuring systems interoperability

IPA:Open Standards Promotion:Activities:Ruby Draft Specification:Download Agreement

Please read through all the terms and conditions following and agree all of them before downloading this document.

  1. The copyright of this draft specification belongs to Information-technology Promotion Agency, Japan (IPA).

    If you agree following terms and conditions, IPA grants you to copy, distribute and publicly transmit all or a part of this draft specification without any charge.

    • When you distribute or publicly transmit the draft specification, please make receivers to know following all the terms and conditions and the received version is still under drafting stage (before standardized).
    • In addition, in order to prevent the confusion in standard drafting work, please be sure that distributing and publicly transmitting the modified version of this draft specification is not permitted.
  2. The copyright of your comments belongs to you.

    Though IPA welcomes comments on this draft specification to improve the quality of the draft, IPA deems that you have sent comments upon the understandings that they will be reflected in the Ruby standard or revised version of this draft specification.

    IPA deems all of your comments as public information and so IPA shall never be bound in the confidential obligation about comments sent by you.

    IPA will treat all of your comments under the understandings that they have fulfilled all the following terms and conditions. Therefore please be sure that you send the comments after you have confirmed and agreed all the following terms and conditions.

    1. The comments are your original and have been created only based on your own spontaneous intention and opinion.
    2. Each of IPA and any third party is granted, without any charge, to re-use, copy, modify, deliver and publicly transmit whole or part of your comments (including their modified versions. Hereinafter the same. ) without obtaining any permission from you.
    3. Each of IPA and any third party is granted, without any charge, to reproduce, modify, distribute, publicly transmit and re-use all or parts of the Ruby standard without obtaining any your permission even when the Ruby standard is considered as the derivative work of your comments, and also without your any permission IPA shall be deemed to be granted, without any charge, to grant the publishing right of all or parts of the Ruby standard to any third party who shall be designated by IPA.
    4. You shall not claim any moral rights against the use of whole or part of your comments or Ruby standard under the above clause B) and/or C).
    5. Even after the Ruby standard is adopted by JIS and/or ISO/IEC, above clauses B) through D) shall be applied to the future revising work of the Ruby standard.
  3. Patents in your comments;

    As the patent handling policy for Japanese Industrial Standards (JIS) and International Standard (ISO, IEC, ITU) designates that standards should not include any technical specifications whose implementation requires the specific patent license which is not RF(Royalty Free) nor RAND (Reasonable and Non-discriminatory terms) licensable one, for the promotion of the open source licensed Ruby implementations, IPA's basic development policy for Ruby standard prohibits including technical specifications of patents unless such patents explicitly state NAP (non-assertion of patents provision) or are licensed Royalty Free.

    When you send comments, as far as you know please describe explicitly all patents which may be or are necessary to be included in your comments and/or in the technical specifications which are derived from your comments, and also please describe the licensing conditions thereof.
    Without any explicit description of such patents, IPA will understand and treat your comments and the technical specifications derived from your comments that they have no infringement of anyone's patent.

Ensuring systems interoperability