Open Source Software
Open Source Software
Your Gigaset device includes Open Source software that is subject to various license conditions. With regard
to Open Source software, the granting of usage rights that go beyond the operation of the device in the form
supplied by Gigaset Communications GmbH is governed by the relevant license conditions of the Open
Source software. The corresponding licence conditions can be found below in their original version.
The respective license texts regularly contain limitations of liability with regard to the relevant licensor of
Open Source Software. The exclusion of liability for theLGPL Version 2.1, for example, reads as follows:
„This library is distributed in the hope that it will be useful, but WITHOUT ANY WARRANTY; without even
General Public License for more details.”
The liability of Gigaset Communications GmbH remains unaffected by this.
Licence and copyright information
Your Gigaset unit includes Open Source software which is subject to the GNU General Public License (GPL) or
the GNU Library/Lesser General Public License (LGPL). The corresponding licence conditions can be found
below in their original version. You can download the corresponding source code from the Internet at
www.gigaset.com/opensource. The appropriate source code can also be requested from Gigaset Communi-
cations GmbH at cost price within three years of purchasing the product. Please use the contact details pro-
vided at www.gigaset.com/service.
Licence texts
Version 2.1, February 1999
Copyright (C) 1991, 1999 Free Software Foundation, Inc. 51 Franklin Street, Fifth Floor, Boston, MA 02110-1301
Everyone is permitted to copy and distribute verbatim copies of this license document, but changing it is not
[This is the first released version of the Lesser GPL. It also counts as the successor of the GNU Library Public
License, version 2, hence the version number 2.1.]
The licenses for most software are designed to take away your freedom to share and change it. By contrast, the
GNU General Public Licenses are intended to guarantee your freedom to share and change free software--to
make sure the software is free for all its users.
This license, the Lesser General Public License, applies to some specially designated software packages--typi-
cally libraries--of the Free Software Foundation and other authors who decide to use it. You can use it too, but
we suggest you first think carefully about whether this license or the ordinary General Public License is the bet-
ter strategy to use in any particular case, based on the explanations below.
When we speak of free software, we are referring to freedom of use, not price. Our General Public Licenses are
designed to make sure that you have the freedom to distribute copies of free software (and charge for this ser-
vice if you wish); that you receive source code or can get it if you want it; that you can change the software and
use pieces of it in new free programs; and that you are informed that you can do these things.
To protect your rights, we need to make restrictions that forbid distributors to deny you these rights or to ask
you to surrender these rights. These restrictions translate to certain responsibilities for you if you distribute
copies of the library or if you modify it.
For example, if you distribute copies of the library, whether gratis or for a fee, you must give the recipients all
the rights that we gave you. You must make sure that they, too, receive or can get the source code. If you link
other code with the library, you must provide complete object files to the recipients, so that they can relink
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terms so they know their rights.
We protect your rights with a two-step method: (1) we copyright the library, and (2) we offer you this license,
which gives you legal permission to copy, distribute and/or modify the library.
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