Ownership of computer programs developed during the software engineering course in which the Student Team is enrolled remains with the individual students who developed that software. However, in exchange for the Client's advice, supervision, and participation in the class, the undersigned members of the Student Team grant the Client a perpetual royalty-free license to use that software.
The intent of this agreement is that the students are free to reuse the software that they've developed in future projects, in which, for example, user registration and a discussion forum are required. The Client has the right, without payment of any fees, to continue operating an Internet or intranet service based on the software developed by the Student Team and may hire any programmers whom it wishes to make modifications and extensions to the code.
The Client acknowledges that this software is delivered with no warranty. The Student Team is licensing this software to the Client under the terms of the GNU General Public License ("GPL"), the full text of which is available from http://www.gnu.org/licenses/gpl.txt. The effect of this license is that the Client cannot demand that Student Team fix bugs beyond the last day of the class. Nor can the Client hold members of the Student Team responsible for any economic losses that result from the operation of software delivered by the Student Team.
All copyrighted site content provided by the Client remains the property of the Client or the content author(s).