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+The GNU General Public License (GPL)
+
+Version 2, June 1991
+
+Copyright (C) 1989, 1991 Free Software Foundation, Inc.
+59 Temple Place, Suite 330, Boston, MA 02111-1307 USA
+
+Everyone is permitted to copy and distribute verbatim copies of this license
+document, but changing it is not allowed.
+
+Preamble
+
+The licenses for most software are designed to take away your freedom to share
+and change it.  By contrast, the GNU General Public License is intended to
+guarantee your freedom to share and change free software--to make sure the
+software is free for all its users.  This General Public License applies to
+most of the Free Software Foundation's software and to any other program whose
+authors commit to using it.  (Some other Free Software Foundation software is
+covered by the GNU Library General Public License instead.) You can apply it to
+your programs, too.
+
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+
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+
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+
+We protect your rights with two steps: (1) copyright the software, and (2)
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+
+TERMS AND CONDITIONS FOR COPYING, DISTRIBUTION AND MODIFICATION
+
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+
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+END OF TERMS AND CONDITIONS
+
+How to Apply These Terms to Your New Programs
+
+If you develop a new program, and you want it to be of the greatest possible
+use to the public, the best way to achieve this is to make it free software
+which everyone can redistribute and change under these terms.
+
+To do so, attach the following notices to the program.  It is safest to attach
+them to the start of each source file to most effectively convey the exclusion
+of warranty; and each file should have at least the "copyright" line and a
+pointer to where the full notice is found.
+
+    One line to give the program's name and a brief idea of what it does.
+
+    Copyright (C) <year> <name of author>
+
+    This program is free software; you can redistribute it and/or modify it
+    under the terms of the GNU General Public License as published by the Free
+    Software Foundation; either version 2 of the License, or (at your option)
+    any later version.
+
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+
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+
+Also add information on how to contact you by electronic and paper mail.
+
+If the program is interactive, make it output a short notice like this when it
+starts in an interactive mode:
+
+    Gnomovision version 69, Copyright (C) year name of author Gnomovision comes
+    with ABSOLUTELY NO WARRANTY; for details type 'show w'.  This is free
+    software, and you are welcome to redistribute it under certain conditions;
+    type 'show c' for details.
+
+The hypothetical commands 'show w' and 'show c' should show the appropriate
+parts of the General Public License.  Of course, the commands you use may be
+called something other than 'show w' and 'show c'; they could even be
+mouse-clicks or menu items--whatever suits your program.
+
+You should also get your employer (if you work as a programmer) or your school,
+if any, to sign a "copyright disclaimer" for the program, if necessary.  Here
+is a sample; alter the names:
+
+    Yoyodyne, Inc., hereby disclaims all copyright interest in the program
+    'Gnomovision' (which makes passes at compilers) written by James Hacker.
+
+    signature of Ty Coon, 1 April 1989
+
+    Ty Coon, President of Vice
+
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