The majority of this software was written by Stephen F. White and is
covered under the GNU GPL.  See the file "COPYING" for details.

The database layer (dbmchunk.c, cache.c, db_setup.h, db_config.h)
is (c) 1992 Marcus J. Ranum, and was written by him.

Portions of the network code (netio.c, serverio.c, playerio.c)
were written by the following people, and are protected by the
following copyright.

Copyright (c) 1989-1993 by David Applegate, James Aspnes, Timothy Freeman,
			   and Bennet Yee

This material was developed by the above-mentioned authors.
Permission to copy this software, to redistribute it, and to use it
for any purpose is granted, subject to the following restrictions and

1.  Any copy made of this software must include this copyright notice
in full.

2.  Users of this software agree to make their best efforts (a) to
return to the above-mentioned authors any improvements or extensions
that they make, so that these may be included in future releases; and
(b) to inform the authors of noteworthy uses of this software.

3.  All materials developed as a consequence of the use of this
software shall duly acknowledge such use, in accordance with the usual
standards of acknowledging credit in academic research.  In addition,
the text 'COOLMUD created by Stephen White.' must appear in all
login screens.

4. The authors have made no warrantee or representation that the
operation of this software will be error-free, and the authors are
under no obligation to provide any services, by way of maintenance,
update, or otherwise.

5. In conjunction with products arising from the use of this material,
there shall be no use of the names of the authors, of Carnegie-Mellon
University, or the University of Waterloo, nor of any adaptation
thereof in any advertising, promotional, or sales literature without
prior written consent from the authors, Carnegie-Mellon University
and the University of Waterloo in each case, other than that specified
in paragraph 3.