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+ Floodgap Free Software License
+ The author of your software has chosen to distribute it under the
+ Floodgap Free Software License. Although this software is without cost,
+ it is not released under Copyleft or GPL, and there are differences
+ which you should read. Your use of this software package constitutes
+ your binding acceptance without restriction.
+ This software is without cost
+ The Floodgap Free Software License (FFSL) has one overriding mandate:
+ that software using it, or derivative works based on software that uses
+ it, must be free. By free we mean simply "free as in beer" -- you may
+ put your work into open or closed source packages as you see fit,
+ whether or not you choose to release your changes or updates publicly,
+ but you must not ask any fee for it. (There are certain exceptions for
+ for-profit use which we will discuss below.)
+ Definitions and terms
+ Author
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+ Binary
+ A pre-compiled or pre-interpreted bytecode or machine language
+ representation of a software package not designed for further
+ modification and tied to a particular platform or architecture.
+ Derivative work
+ Any distribution (q.v.) that contains any modification to or
+ deviation from the official reference distribution (q.v.); or
+ any software package significantly based on or integrally
+ including the source code for its features, including but not
+ limited to supersets; subsets of a significant proportion;
+ in-place patched changes to source or binary files; linking in
+ as a library; binary-only distributions if the original package
+ included source (even if the source was not modified prior to
+ compilation); or translations to another programming language,
+ architecture or operating system environment. Derivative works
+ of packages released under this license are also considered
+ subject to this license.
+ However, a software package that requires this package but does
+ not include it or is not based upon it, even if it will not
+ operate without it, is not considered a derivative work. For
+ example, interpreted programs requiring an interpreter issued
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+ portion of the interpreter, are not derivative works.
+ Distribution
+ A packaged release of this software, either the author's
+ original work (the "reference distribution") or a derivative
+ work based upon it.
+ Reference distribution
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+ the reference distribution may be called reference
+ distributions; all other forms are derivative works.
+ Source code
+ The human-readable programming instructions of the package which
+ might be easily read as text and subsequently edited, but
+ requiring compilation or interpretation into binary before being
+ directly useable.
+ What you are permitted to do under this license
+ Pursuant to the remainder of the terms below,
+ * You may freely use, copy, and disseminate this software package for
+ any non-commercial purpose as well as the commercial purposes
+ permitted below.
+ * You may freely modify this package, including source code if
+ available. Your modifications need not be released, although you
+ are encouraged to do so.
+ * You may release your derivative works based upon this software in
+ purely binary (non-source) form if you choose. You are not
+ obligated to release any portion of your source code openly,
+ although you are encouraged to do so.
+ * If this package is a tool used for generation, compilation or
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+ documents, software packages or images (for example, compilers,
+ interpreters, translators, linkers, editors, assemblers or
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+ * In addition to non-commercial use and the uses permitted above, you
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+ licenses to co-govern a particular package's use.
+ What you must not do under this license
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+ include this package or code based upon it, even if it requires this
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+ these restrictions.
+ * You must not charge a fee for purchase or rental of this package or
+ any derivative work based on this package. It is still possible to
+ use this package in a commercial environment, however -- see What
+ you are permitted to do under this license.
+ * You must not countermand or ignore, directly or otherwise, the
+ restrictions already extant in this package's license in your
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+ compatible with the GNU Public License).
+ * You must not label any modified distribution of this package as a
+ reference or otherwise official distribution without the permission
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+ repurposing of this package), or to remove the package from your
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+ necessarily include all terms noted here. As such, if you choose to
+ distribute your derivative work, you must include a human-readable
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+ necessarily including this license, and any additional restrictions
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+ you and users of your derivative work must also honour.
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+ Additional notes
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+ on your country.
+ This package is bound by the version of license that accompanies it.
+ Future official versions of a particular package may use a more updated
+ license, and you should always review the license before use. This
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+ This license is version 1, dated 19 November 2006.
+ This license is copyright © 2006 Cameron Kaiser. All rights reserved.
+ The text of this license is available for re-use and re-distribution
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+ License" does not imply endorsement of packages using this license by
+ Floodgap Systems or by Cameron Kaiser. Modified licenses using portions
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