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Not sure whether I'm kean on licenses on READMEs, but this is quite s…

…ubstantial. Perhaps might be better to move this content into the documentation and into the RELEASE_NOTES. Opinions?

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+ Licensed to the Apache Software Foundation (ASF) under one or more
+ contributor license agreements. See the NOTICE file distributed with
+ this work for additional information regarding copyright ownership.
+ The ASF licenses this file to You under the Apache License, Version 2.0
+ (the "License"); you may not use this file except in compliance with
+ the License. You may obtain a copy of the License at
+
+ http://www.apache.org/licenses/LICENSE-2.0
+
+ Unless required by applicable law or agreed to in writing, software
+ distributed under the License is distributed on an "AS IS" BASIS,
+ WITHOUT WARRANTIES OR CONDITIONS OF ANY KIND, either express or implied.
+ See the License for the specific language governing permissions and
+ limitations under the License.
+
Apache Rat
==========
-Apache Rat is developed by the Apache Creadur project of the Apache Software
+Apache Rat is developed by the Apache Creadur project of the Apache Software
Foundation. Join us at http://creadur.apache.org and read more about Apache Rat
-at http://creadur.apache.org/rat.
+at http://creadur.apache.org/rat.
Release Audit Tool (Rat) is a tool to improve accuracy and efficiency when checking
releases. It is heuristic in nature: making guesses about possible problems. It
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Rat.
A good way to use Rat is to through the source. This allows the code base to be
-easily patched for example to add new generated file matchers. The main jar is
+easily patched for example to add new generated file matchers. The main jar is
runnable and self-documenting. This jar is available as a standard alone binary.
Rat includes a task library for Ant 1.7. This allows Rat reports to be run against
-a wide variety of resources. See ant-task-examples.xml. To use the Ant tasks,
+a wide variety of resources. See ant-task-examples.xml. To use the Ant tasks,
Apache Ant 1.7 is required. See http://ant.apache.org/.
For Maven builds, the plugin is recommended.
In response to demands from project quality tool developers, Rat is available as a
-library (rat-lib jar) suitable for inclusion in tools. Note that binary compatibility
-is not gauranteed between 0.x releases. The XML output format is not yet in it's
-final form and so library users are recommended to either use the supplied
+library (rat-lib jar) suitable for inclusion in tools. Note that binary compatibility
+is not gauranteed between 0.x releases. The XML output format is not yet in it's
+final form and so library users are recommended to either use the supplied
stylesheets or keep in close touch with the code.

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