License & copyright

LuaAV has been partially developed by graduate researchers (mainly Wesley Smith and Graham Wakefield) at the Media Arts & Technology program, University of California Santa Barbara. It is covered by the UC Regents license, which is similar in nature to the BSD or MIT license.

Copyright (C) 2008-2010. The Regents of the University of California (REGENTS).
All Rights Reserved.

Permission to use, copy, modify, distribute, and distribute modified versions
of this software and its documentation without fee and without a signed
licensing agreement, is hereby granted, provided that the above copyright
notice, the list of contributors, this paragraph and the following two paragraphs
appear in all copies, modifications, and distributions.

IN NO EVENT SHALL REGENTS BE LIABLE TO ANY PARTY FOR DIRECT, INDIRECT,
SPECIAL, INCIDENTAL, OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES, INCLUDING LOST PROFITS, ARISING
OUT OF THE USE OF THIS SOFTWARE AND ITS DOCUMENTATION, EVEN IF REGENTS HAS
BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGE.

REGENTS SPECIFICALLY DISCLAIMS ANY WARRANTIES, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO,
THE IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY AND FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR
PURPOSE. THE SOFTWARE AND ACCOMPANYING DOCUMENTATION, IF ANY, PROVIDED
HEREUNDER IS PROVIDED "AS IS". REGENTS HAS NO OBLIGATION TO PROVIDE
MAINTENANCE, SUPPORT, UPDATES, ENHANCEMENTS, OR MODIFICATIONS.

Third-party code

The LuaAV source and distribution includes some great code written by wonderful people:

LuaAV is based on the lovely Lua language. Lua is Copyright (C) 1994-2008 Lua.org, PUC-Rio. See http://www.lua.org for more information about Lua.

On certain platforms, LuaAV uses the amazing LuaJIT implemenation of Lua. LuaJIT is Copyright © 2005-2010 Mike Pall. LuaJIT is open source software, released under the MIT/X license.

LuaAV also uses or includes several great extensions to the Lua language, including:

LuaAV makes use of LLVM/Clang (http://llvm.org) Copyright © 2003-2010 University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. The LLVM System Interface Library is licensed under the Illinois Open Source License and has the following additional copyright: Copyright © 2004 eXtensible Systems, Inc.

LuaAV includes software (the Apache Portable Runtime) developed by the Apache Software Foundation (http://www.apache.org/).

LuaAV makes use of and contributes to the AlloCore library developed in the AlloSphere Research Group (http://www.allosphere.ucsb.edu/software.php). Copyright © 2006-2008. The Regents of the University of California (REGENTS). All Rights Reserved.

LuaAV also includes or uses: