ISMI/NIST METADATA CONFORMANCE ANALYZER AGREEMENT

This software was developed at the National Institute of Standards and Technology by employees of the Federal Government in the course of their official duties. Pursuant to title 17 Section 105 of the United States Code this software is not subject to copyright protection and is in the public domain. The EDA Metadata Conformance Analyzer tool is an experimental system. NIST assumes no responsibility whatsoever for its use by other parties, and makes no guarantees, expressed or implied, about its quality, reliability, or any other characteristic. We would appreciate acknowledgement if the software is used.

Contributions from ISMI are provided "as is" and without any express or implied warranty of any kind. ISMI expressly disclaims any implied warranty of merchantability or fitness for a particular purpose. The user expressly agrees that ISMI will not be liable for any loss of profit, loss of use, interruption of business, loss of business information, direct, indirect, incidental, consequential or special damages suffered by any user or third party arising pursuant to use of or inability to use the software or the documentation, even if ISMI has been advised of the possibility of such damages. The entire risk arising out of use or performance of the software or the documentation remains with the user.

This software can be redistributed and/or modified freely provided that any derivative works bear some notice that they are derived from it, and any modified versions bear some notice that they have been modified.