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## TERMS AND CONDITIONS
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### 15. Disclaimer of Warranty.
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### 17. Interpretation of Sections 15 and 16.
If the disclaimer of warranty and limitation of liability provided above cannot
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liability in connection with the Program, unless a warranty or assumption of
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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 state 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
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(at your option) any later version.
This program is distributed in the hope that it will be useful,
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MERCHANTABILITY or FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE. See the
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You should have received a copy of the GNU General Public License
along with this program. If not, see <http://www.gnu.org/licenses/>.
Also add information on how to contact you by electronic and paper mail.
If the program does terminal interaction, make it output a short notice like
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<program> Copyright (C) <year> <name of author>
This program 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, your program's commands might
be different; for a GUI interface, you would use an *about box*.
You should also get your employer (if you work as a programmer) or school, if
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information on this, and how to apply and follow the GNU GPL, see
The GNU General Public License does not permit incorporating your program into
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