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1 GNU GENERAL PUBLIC LICENSE 2 Version 1, February 1989 3 4 Copyright (C) 1989 Free Software Foundation, Inc. 5 59 Temple Place, Suite 330, Boston, MA 02111-1307, USA 6 Everyone is permitted to copy and distribute verbatim copies 7 of this license document, but changing it is not allowed. 8 9 Preamble 10 11 The license agreements of most software companies try to keep users 12 at the mercy of those companies. By contrast, our General Public 13 License is intended to guarantee your freedom to share and change free 14 software--to make sure the software is free for all its users. The 15 General Public License applies to the Free Software Foundation's 16 software and to any other program whose authors commit to using it. 17 You can use it for your programs, too. 18 19 When we speak of free software, we are referring to freedom, not 20 price. Specifically, the General Public License is designed to make 21 sure that you have the freedom to give away or sell copies of free 22 software, that you receive source code or can get it if you want it, 23 that you can change the software or use pieces of it in new free 24 programs; and that you know you can do these things. 25 26 To protect your rights, we need to make restrictions that forbid 27 anyone to deny you these rights or to ask you to surrender the rights. 28 These restrictions translate to certain responsibilities for you if you 29 distribute copies of the software, or if you modify it. 30 31 For example, if you distribute copies of a such a program, whether 32 gratis or for a fee, you must give the recipients all the rights that 33 you have. You must make sure that they, too, receive or can get the 34 source code. 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This License Agreement applies to any program or other work which 54 contains a notice placed by the copyright holder saying it may be 55 distributed under the terms of this General Public License. The 56 "Program", below, refers to any such program or work, and a "work based 57 on the Program" means either the Program or any work containing the 58 Program or a portion of it, either verbatim or with modifications. Each 59 licensee is addressed as "you". 60 61 1. You may copy and distribute verbatim copies of the Program's source 62 code as you receive it, in any medium, provided that you conspicuously and 63 appropriately publish on each copy an appropriate copyright notice and 64 disclaimer of warranty; keep intact all the notices that refer to this 65 General Public License and to the absence of any warranty; and give any 66 other recipients of the Program a copy of this General Public License 67 along with the Program. 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It is safest to 200 attach them to the start of each source file to most effectively convey 201 the exclusion of warranty; and each file should have at least the 202 "copyright" line and a pointer to where the full notice is found. 203 204 <one line to give the program's name and a brief idea of what it does.> 205 Copyright (C) 19yy <name of author> 206 207 This program is free software; you can redistribute it and/or modify 208 it under the terms of the GNU General Public License as published by 209 the Free Software Foundation; either version 1, or (at your option) 210 any later version. 211 212 This program is distributed in the hope that it will be useful, 213 but WITHOUT ANY WARRANTY; without even the implied warranty of 214 MERCHANTABILITY or FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE. See the 215 GNU General Public License for more details. 216 217 You should have received a copy of the GNU General Public License 218 along with this program; if not, write to the Free Software Foundation, 219 Inc., 59 Temple Place, Suite 330, Boston, MA 02111-1307, USA. 220 221 Also add information on how to contact you by electronic and paper mail. 222 223 If the program is interactive, make it output a short notice like this 224 when it starts in an interactive mode: 225 226 Gnomovision version 69, Copyright (C) 19xx name of author 227 Gnomovision comes with ABSOLUTELY NO WARRANTY; for details type `show w'. 228 This is free software, and you are welcome to redistribute it 229 under certain conditions; type `show c' for details. 230 231 The hypothetical commands `show w' and `show c' should show the 232 appropriate parts of the General Public License. Of course, the 233 commands you use may be called something other than `show w' and `show 234 c'; they could even be mouse-clicks or menu items--whatever suits your 235 program. 236 237 You should also get your employer (if you work as a programmer) or your 238 school, if any, to sign a "copyright disclaimer" for the program, if 239 necessary. Here a sample; alter the names: 240 241 Yoyodyne, Inc., hereby disclaims all copyright interest in the 242 program `Gnomovision' (a program to direct compilers to make passes 243 at assemblers) written by James Hacker. 244 245 <signature of Ty Coon>, 1 April 1989 246 Ty Coon, President of Vice 247 248 That's all there is to it!
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