Software License Agreement (BSD License)

Copyright © 2013 Yahoo! Inc. All rights reserved.

Redistribution and use of this software in source and binary forms, with or without modification, are permitted provided that the following conditions are met:

  • Redistributions of source code must retain the above copyright notice, this list of conditions and the following disclaimer.

  • Redistributions in binary form must reproduce the above copyright notice, this list of conditions and the following disclaimer in the documentation and/or other materials provided with the distribution.

  • Neither the name of Yahoo! Inc. nor the names of YUI's contributors may be used to endorse or promote products derived from this software without specific prior written permission of Yahoo! Inc.

THIS SOFTWARE IS PROVIDED BY THE COPYRIGHT HOLDERS AND CONTRIBUTORS "AS IS" AND ANY EXPRESS OR IMPLIED WARRANTIES, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, THE IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY AND FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE ARE DISCLAIMED. IN NO EVENT SHALL THE COPYRIGHT OWNER OR CONTRIBUTORS BE LIABLE FOR ANY DIRECT, INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, SPECIAL, EXEMPLARY, OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES (INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, PROCUREMENT OF SUBSTITUTE GOODS OR SERVICES; LOSS OF USE, DATA, OR PROFITS; OR BUSINESS INTERRUPTION) HOWEVER CAUSED AND ON ANY THEORY OF LIABILITY, WHETHER IN CONTRACT, STRICT LIABILITY, OR TORT (INCLUDING NEGLIGENCE OR OTHERWISE) ARISING IN ANY WAY OUT OF THE USE OF THIS SOFTWARE, EVEN IF ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGE.

Sources of Intellectual Property Included in the YUI Library

YUI is issued by Yahoo! under the BSD license above. Below is a list of certain publicly available software that is the source of intellectual property in YUI, along with the licensing terms that pertain to those sources of IP. This list is for informational purposes only and is not intended to represent an exhaustive list of third party contributions to YUI.

  • Douglas Crockford's JSON parsing and stringifying methods: In the JSON Utility, Douglas Crockford's JSON parsing and stringifying methods are adapted from work published at JSON.org. The adapted work is in the public domain.

  • Robert Penner's animation-easing algorithms: In the Animation Utility, YUI makes use of Robert Penner's algorithms for easing.

  • Geoff Stearns's SWFObject: In the Charts Control and the Uploader versions through 2.7.0, YUI makes use of Geoff Stearns's SWFObject v1.5 for Flash Player detection and embedding. More information on SWFObject can be found at http://blog.deconcept.com/swfobject/. SWFObject is (c) 2007 Geoff Stearns and is released under the MIT License (http://www.opensource.org/licenses/mit-license.php).

  • Diego Perini's IEContentLoaded technique: The Event Utility employs a technique developed by Diego Perini and licensed under GPL. YUI's use of this technique is included under our BSD license with the author's permission.

  • Yehuda Katz's Handlebars.js: YUI includes a wrapped version of Handlebars in our distribution. Handlebars.js is licensed under the MIT license which is in compliance with YUI's BSD license.

  • Kris Kowal's asap.js: The timers component includes the Asap.js module. It is distributed with YUI under the terms of the MIT License which is in compliance with YUI's BSD license.