Copyright and licensing¶
Greynir is copyright © 2020 Miðeind ehf., Reykjavík, Iceland.
The project’s original author is Vilhjálmur Þorsteinsson.
This software is licensed under the MIT License:
Permission is hereby granted, free of charge, to any person obtaining a copy of this software and associated documentation files (the “Software”), to deal in the Software without restriction, including without limitation the rights to use, copy, modify, merge, publish, distribute, sublicense, and/or sell copies of the Software, and to permit persons to whom the Software is furnished to do so, subject to the following conditions:
The above copyright notice and this permission notice shall be included in all copies or substantial portions of the Software.
THE SOFTWARE IS PROVIDED “AS IS”, WITHOUT WARRANTY OF ANY KIND, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO THE WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE AND NONINFRINGEMENT. IN NO EVENT SHALL THE AUTHORS OR COPYRIGHT HOLDERS BE LIABLE FOR ANY CLAIM, DAMAGES OR OTHER LIABILITY, WHETHER IN AN ACTION OF CONTRACT, TORT OR OTHERWISE, ARISING FROM, OUT OF OR IN CONNECTION WITH THE SOFTWARE OR THE USE OR OTHER DEALINGS IN THE SOFTWARE.
Greynir embeds the Database of Modern Icelandic Inflection (Beygingarlýsing íslensks nútímamáls, abbreviated BÍN) in compressed form. It is not permitted to reverse engineer this file format in order to extract the original BÍN source data. These source data are subject to a license from The Árni Magnússon Institute for Icelandic Studies of Reykjavík, Iceland, which holds the copyright to BÍN.
The BÍN source data should only be obtained via the official application process at the http://bin.arnastofnun.is website and in accordance with the terms of that license, cf. http://bin.arnastofnun.is/gogn/skilmalar/
Miðeind ehf. is a licensee of the BÍN source data in accordance with the above mentioned terms. With reference to article 3 of the license terms, the data are redistributed in a proprietary binary format, exclusively as an integral part of the Greynir project. Any subsequent distribution of the data must be done only in full compliance with the original BÍN license terms.