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5 The "Artistic License"
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7 Preamble
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9The intent of this document is to state the conditions under which a
10Package may be copied, such that the Copyright Holder maintains some
11semblance of artistic control over the development of the package,
12while giving the users of the package the right to use and distribute
13the Package in a more-or-less customary fashion, plus the right to make
14reasonable modifications.
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16Definitions:
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38 "Freely Available" means that no fee is charged for the item
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40 It also means that recipients of the item may redistribute it
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431. You may make and give away verbatim copies of the source form of the
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472. You may apply bug fixes, portability fixes and other modifications
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513. You may otherwise modify your copy of this Package in any way, provided
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714. You may distribute the programs of this Package in object code or
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895. You may charge a reasonable copying fee for any distribution of this
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1108. The name of the Copyright Holder may not be used to endorse or promote
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