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1 WordPress - Web publishing software
2
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3 Copyright 2015 by the contributors
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5 This program is free software; you can redistribute it and/or modify
6 it under the terms of the GNU General Public License as published by
7 the Free Software Foundation; either version 2 of the License, or
8 (at your option) any later version.
9
10 This program is distributed in the hope that it will be useful,
11 but WITHOUT ANY WARRANTY; without even the implied warranty of
12 MERCHANTABILITY or FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE. See the
13 GNU General Public License for more details.
14
15 You should have received a copy of the GNU General Public License
16 along with this program; if not, write to the Free Software
17 Foundation, Inc., 51 Franklin St, Fifth Floor, Boston, MA 02110-1301 USA
18
19 This program incorporates work covered by the following copyright and
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22 b2 is (c) 2001, 2002 Michel Valdrighi - m@tidakada.com -
23 http://tidakada.com
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25 Wherever third party code has been used, credit has been given in the code's
26 comments.
27
28 b2 is released under the GPL
29
30 and
31
32 WordPress - Web publishing software
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34 Copyright 2003-2010 by the contributors
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36 WordPress is released under the GPL
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38 =-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=
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40 GNU GENERAL PUBLIC LICENSE
41 Version 2, June 1991
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43 Copyright (C) 1989, 1991 Free Software Foundation, Inc.,
44 51 Franklin Street, Fifth Floor, Boston, MA 02110-1301 USA
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45 Everyone is permitted to copy and distribute verbatim copies
46 of this license document, but changing it is not allowed.
47
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48 Preamble
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49
50 The licenses for most software are designed to take away your
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57 the GNU Lesser General Public License instead.) You can apply it to
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58 your programs, too.
59
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98 GNU GENERAL PUBLIC LICENSE
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99 TERMS AND CONDITIONS FOR COPYING, DISTRIBUTION AND MODIFICATION
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163 Thus, it is not the intent of this section to claim rights or contest
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297 NO WARRANTY
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298
299 11. BECAUSE THE PROGRAM IS LICENSED FREE OF CHARGE, THERE IS NO WARRANTY
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319 END OF TERMS AND CONDITIONS
320
321 How to Apply These Terms to Your New Programs
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323 If you develop a new program, and you want it to be of the greatest
324 possible use to the public, the best way to achieve this is to make it
325 free software which everyone can redistribute and change under these terms.
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332 <one line to give the program's name and a brief idea of what it does.>
333 Copyright (C) <year> <name of author>
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335 This program is free software; you can redistribute it and/or modify
336 it under the terms of the GNU General Public License as published by
337 the Free Software Foundation; either version 2 of the License, or
338 (at your option) any later version.
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340 This program is distributed in the hope that it will be useful,
341 but WITHOUT ANY WARRANTY; without even the implied warranty of
342 MERCHANTABILITY or FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE. See the
343 GNU General Public License for more details.
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345 You should have received a copy of the GNU General Public License along
346 with this program; if not, write to the Free Software Foundation, Inc.,
347 51 Franklin Street, Fifth Floor, Boston, MA 02110-1301 USA.
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351 If the program is interactive, make it output a short notice like this
352 when it starts in an interactive mode:
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354 Gnomovision version 69, Copyright (C) year name of author
355 Gnomovision comes with ABSOLUTELY NO WARRANTY; for details type `show w'.
356 This is free software, and you are welcome to redistribute it
357 under certain conditions; type `show c' for details.
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359 The hypothetical commands `show w' and `show c' should show the appropriate
360 parts of the General Public License. Of course, the commands you use may
361 be called something other than `show w' and `show c'; they could even be
362 mouse-clicks or menu items--whatever suits your program.
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364 You should also get your employer (if you work as a programmer) or your
365 school, if any, to sign a "copyright disclaimer" for the program, if
366 necessary. Here is a sample; alter the names:
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368 Yoyodyne, Inc., hereby disclaims all copyright interest in the program
369 `Gnomovision' (which makes passes at compilers) written by James Hacker.
370
371 <signature of Ty Coon>, 1 April 1989
372 Ty Coon, President of Vice
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374 This General Public License does not permit incorporating your program into
375 proprietary programs. If your program is a subroutine library, you may
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377 library. If this is what you want to do, use the GNU Lesser General
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380 WRITTEN OFFER
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382 The source code for any program binaries or compressed scripts that are
383 included with WordPress can be freely obtained at the following URL:
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