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647 You should have received a copy of the GNU General Public License
648 along with this program. If not, see <http://www.gnu.org/licenses/>.
650 Also add information on how to contact you by electronic and paper mail.
652 If the program does terminal interaction, make it output a short
653 notice like this when it starts in an interactive mode:
655 <program> Copyright (C) <year> <name of author>
656 This program comes with ABSOLUTELY NO WARRANTY; for details type `show w'.
657 This is free software, and you are welcome to redistribute it
658 under certain conditions; type `show c' for details.
660 The hypothetical commands `show w' and `show c' should show the appropriate
661 parts of the General Public License. Of course, your program's commands
662 might be different; for a GUI interface, you would use an "about box".
664 You should also get your employer (if you work as a programmer) or school,
665 if any, to sign a "copyright disclaimer" for the program, if necessary.
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670 into proprietary programs. If your program is a subroutine library, you
671 may consider it more useful to permit linking proprietary applications with
672 the library. If this is what you want to do, use the GNU Lesser General
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