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authorHavoc Pennington <hp@redhat.com>2002-11-21 16:41:33 +0000
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+ Academic Free License
+ Version 1.2
+
+This Academic Free License applies to any original work of authorship
+(the "Original Work") whose owner (the "Licensor") has placed the
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