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        !           431:   14. If you wish to incorporate parts of the Library into other free
        !           432: programs whose distribution conditions are incompatible with these,
        !           433: write to the author to ask for permission.  For software which is
        !           434: copyrighted by the Free Software Foundation, write to the Free
        !           435: Software Foundation; we sometimes make exceptions for this.  Our
        !           436: decision will be guided by the two goals of preserving the free status
        !           437: of all derivatives of our free software and of promoting the sharing
        !           438: and reuse of software generally.
        !           439: 
        !           440:                             NO WARRANTY
        !           441: 
        !           451: 
        !           461: DAMAGES.
        !           462: 
        !           463:                      END OF TERMS AND CONDITIONS
        !           464: ^L
        !           465:            How to Apply These Terms to Your New Libraries
        !           466: 
        !           467:   If you develop a new library, and you want it to be of the greatest
        !           468: possible use to the public, we recommend making it free software that
        !           469: everyone can redistribute and change.  You can do so by permitting
        !           470: redistribution under these terms (or, alternatively, under the terms
        !           471: of the ordinary General Public License).
        !           472: 
        !           473:   To apply these terms, attach the following notices to the library.
        !           474: It is safest to attach them to the start of each source file to most
        !           475: effectively convey the exclusion of warranty; and each file should
        !           476: have at least the "copyright" line and a pointer to where the full
        !           477: notice is found.
        !           478: 
        !           479: 
        !           480:     <one line to give the library's name and a brief idea of what it
        !           481: does.>
        !           482:     Copyright (C) <year>  <name of author>
        !           483: 
        !           484:     This library is free software; you can redistribute it and/or
        !           485:     modify it under the terms of the GNU Lesser General Public
        !           486:     License as published by the Free Software Foundation; either
        !           487:     version 2 of the License, or (at your option) any later version.
        !           488: 
        !           489:     This library is distributed in the hope that it will be useful,
        !           490:     but WITHOUT ANY WARRANTY; without even the implied warranty of
        !           491:     MERCHANTABILITY or FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE.  See the GNU
        !           492:     Lesser General Public License for more details.
        !           493: 
        !           494:     You should have received a copy of the GNU Lesser General Public
        !           495:     License along with this library; if not, write to the Free Software
        !           496:     Foundation, Inc., 51 Franklin Street, Fifth Floor, Boston, MA 02110-1301  USA
        !           497: 
        !           498: Also add information on how to contact you by electronic and paper
        !           499: mail.
        !           500: 
        !           501: You should also get your employer (if you work as a programmer) or
        !           502: your
        !           503: school, if any, to sign a "copyright disclaimer" for the library, if
        !           504: necessary.  Here is a sample; alter the names:
        !           505: 
        !           506:   Yoyodyne, Inc., hereby disclaims all copyright interest in the
        !           507:   library `Frob' (a library for tweaking knobs) written by James
        !           508: Random Hacker.
        !           509: 
        !           510:   <signature of Ty Coon>, 1 April 1990
        !           511:   Ty Coon, President of Vice
        !           512: 
        !           513: That's all there is to it!
        !           514: 
        !           515: 

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