This text is presented here to help you (both vendors and users) decide to download the TCN program.
Vendors: The terms of the license related to distribution of the TCN program is a list of permissions. Only one or two minor technical details impose restrictions. TCNbP Company crafted these permissions to encourage wide distribution of the TCN program.
Users, as you can see from this text, Freeware Version 4.2 of the TCN program is not time limited in any way.
NOTICE OF LIMITED LICENSE FOR USE AND DISTRIBUTION
The CONSTITUTION Notebook Program is NOT a public domain program. It is copyrighted by TCNbP Company. This software and accompanying documentation are protected by United States copyright law and also by international treaty provisions.
By virtue of the fact that you possess a copy of the TCN Program version 4.2 for Windows '95/'98 (hereinafter referred to variously as TCN Program Version 4.2), TCNbP Company grants you a limited license to use and distribute this software.
LICENSE FOR USE OF THE TCN PROGRAM VERSION 4.2
Version 4.2 of the TCN program is FREEWARE.
Without incurring any obligation to TCNbP Company, ANYONE can use it forever and ever to study the US Constitution.
You may not use, copy, rent, lease, sell, modify, decompile, disassemble, otherwise reverse engineer, or transfer the licensed program except as provided in this agreement. Any such unauthorized use shall result in immediate and automatic termination of this license. All rights not expressly granted here are reserved to TCNbP Company.
LIMITED DISTRIBUTION LICENSE FOR THE TCN PROGRAM
Your license to distribute copies of the TCN program version 4.2 is a permanent license. TCNbP Company grants this distribution license to ANYONE with a copy of the TCN program version 4.2.
ANYONE may distribute copies of the TCN Program Version 4.2 package, completely unaltered, without further permissions.
ANYONE can charge a nominal fee for providing copies of Version 4.2 of the TCN program to individuals or organizations. A price between $5.00 and $10.00 is suggested.
ANYONE can distribute the TCN Program Version 4.2 with the file VENDINFO.DIZ removed.
On-line software distributors (BBS, internet-based, or major providers) or CD-ROM producers can distribute the TCN program version 4.2 with the file VB40032.DL_ removed from the zip file. Please use the name CN42W95A.ZIP or CNW95A.ZIP if you do this.
On-line software distributors can add a promotional file to the zipped archive containing version 4.2 of the TCN program posted on their board. However, please do not rename or alter the content of the README.TXT file distributed by TCNbP Company.
On-line software distributors and Other Distributors of the TCN program are allowed to re-compress the archive of the TCN Program version 4.2 distribution file set. Do NOT re-compress any of the individual files in the distribution file set.
CD-ROM Producers can use their canned launcher or install program to launch or to install the TCN Program version 4.2.
NOTE: The TCN Program alters files during the normal course of its operation. Therefore, it cannot be run straight off a CD-ROM drive - its files MUST be transferred to a hard drive.
Disk vendors can add a promotional file to the root directory of disks they sell containing the TCN Program version 4.2. However, please do not rename or alter the content of the README.TXT file distributed by TCNbP Company.
Permission to distribute the Version 4.2 of The CONSTITUTION Notebook Program package is not transferable, assignable, saleable, or franchisable. Each vendor wishing to distribute the package must independently satisfy the terms of this limited distribution license.
For the convenience of those who routinely use the related automatic license processing software, the attached VENDINFO data record is incorporated by reference as part of this distribution license. Any distribution satisfying all distribution requirements in that data record is hereby authorized.
NOTE: All distribution license restrictions and permissions are stated within the TCN program under the "Freeware Version License" option of the Help menu (THIS option). These provisions are identical to those contained in the file VENDINFO.DIZ. If VENDINFO.DIZ is missing, or if you are not equipped to use it, refer to the preceding displayed material to guide you in your decision to distribute the package containing version 4.2 of TCN program.
TCNbP Company may revoke any permissions granted here, by notifying you in writing.
All rights not expressly granted here are reserved to TCNbP Company.
NOTE: If you feel that any part of this package or license has been tampered with, get a good copy from TCNbP Company's website.