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Drop GPL compatibility from license
It's quite easy to circumvent the "network protection copyleft" by
making some changes and then redistributing the entire work as the GPL,
MPL, or any of the other "weaker" copyleft licenses.

This isn't great, and rather defeats the purpose of having the stronger
copyleft in the first place. So reduce the "Compatible License" appendix
to licenses with similar copyleft as the EUPL has.
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@@ -6,6 +6,24 @@ one is provided here, for the official translations see: http://eupl12.zgo.at

Motivation for choosing the EUPL: https://www.arp242.net/license.html

Note the “Compatible Licenses” Appendix is changed from the original!


––– public/count.js is available under the ISC license ––––––––––––––––––––––––

Permission to use, copy, modify, and/or distribute this software for any purpose
with or without fee is hereby granted, provided that the above copyright notice
and this permission notice appear in all copies.

THE SOFTWARE IS PROVIDED "AS IS" AND THE AUTHOR DISCLAIMS ALL WARRANTIES WITH
REGARD TO THIS SOFTWARE INCLUDING ALL IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY AND
FITNESS. IN NO EVENT SHALL THE AUTHOR BE LIABLE FOR ANY SPECIAL, DIRECT,
INDIRECT, OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES OR ANY DAMAGES WHATSOEVER RESULTING FROM LOSS
OF USE, DATA OR PROFITS, WHETHER IN AN ACTION OF CONTRACT, NEGLIGENCE OR OTHER
TORTIOUS ACTION, ARISING OUT OF OR IN CONNECTION WITH THE USE OR PERFORMANCE OF
THIS SOFTWARE.


––– Start of license text –––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––

EUROPEAN UNION PUBLIC LICENCE v. 1.2
@@ -291,18 +309,8 @@ Appendix

‘Compatible Licences’ according to Article 5 EUPL are:

- GNU General Public License (GPL) v. 2, v. 3
- GNU Affero General Public License (AGPL) v. 3
- Open Software License (OSL) v. 2.1, v. 3.0
- Eclipse Public License (EPL) v. 1.0
- CeCILL v. 2.0, v. 2.1
- Mozilla Public Licence (MPL) v. 2
- GNU Lesser General Public Licence (LGPL) v. 2.1, v. 3
- Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike v. 3.0 Unported (CC BY-SA 3.0) for
works other than software
- European Union Public Licence (EUPL) v. 1.1, v. 1.2
- Québec Free and Open-Source Licence — Reciprocity (LiLiQ-R) or Strong
Reciprocity (LiLiQ-R+).

The European Commission may update this Appendix to later versions of the above
licences without producing a new version of the EUPL, as long as they provide

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