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The files in this library are part of GeoTools, an open source Java GIS toolkit. See geotools.org for details on the project.
GeoTools files are covered by the copyright of the Open Source Geospatial Foundation (OSGeo) and others as documented in the file headers. See about osgeo page for details on the foundation.
GeoTools source code is licensed to all under the terms of the GNU Lesser General Public License (LGPL), version 2 or later. The directory containing this notice contains a copy of the LGPL, as a file named LGPL.
The standard header for the project is as follows:
This library is free software; you can redistribute it and/or
modify it under the terms of the GNU Lesser General Public
License as published by the Free Software Foundation;
version 2.1 of the License.
This library is distributed in the hope that it will be useful,
but WITHOUT ANY WARRANTY; without even the implied warranty of
MERCHANTABILITY or FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE. See the
GNU Lesser General Public License for more details.
Any files or portions of files are available under a different license are documented in their file header. A copy of any license which is not designed to be included directly in the file header is included along side this notice. Look for files with names such as EPSG and OGC.
The GeoTools project maintains an Apache Style contributor-license-agreement, see OSGeo License Page, for all contributions made to the library. Open source projects unable to meet the restrictions of the LGPL license may contact the GeoTools Project Management for assistance.