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621 How to Apply These Terms to Your New Programs
622
623 If you develop a new program, and you want it to be of the greatest
624 possible use to the public, the best way to achieve this is to make it
625 free software which everyone can redistribute and change under these terms.
626
627 To do so, attach the following notices to the program. It is safest
628 to attach them to the start of each source file to most effectively
629 state the exclusion of warranty; and each file should have at least
630 the "copyright" line and a pointer to where the full notice is found.
631
632 <one line to give the program's name and a brief idea of what it does.>
633 Copyright (C) <year> <name of author>
634
635 This program is free software: you can redistribute it and/or modify
636 it under the terms of the GNU Affero General Public License as published by
637 the Free Software Foundation, either version 3 of the License, or
638 (at your option) any later version.
639
640 This program is distributed in the hope that it will be useful,
641 but WITHOUT ANY WARRANTY; without even the implied warranty of
642 MERCHANTABILITY or FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE. See the
643 GNU Affero General Public License for more details.
644
645 You should have received a copy of the GNU Affero General Public License
646 along with this program. If not, see <http://www.gnu.org/licenses/>.
647
648 Also add information on how to contact you by electronic and paper mail.
649
650 If your software can interact with users remotely through a computer
651 network, you should also make sure that it provides a way for users to
652 get its source. For example, if your program is a web application, its
653 interface could display a "Source" link that leads users to an archive
654 of the code. There are many ways you could offer source, and different
655 solutions will be better for different programs; see section 13 for the
656 specific requirements.
657
658 You should also get your employer (if you work as a programmer) or school,
659 if any, to sign a "copyright disclaimer" for the program, if necessary.
660 For more information on this, and how to apply and follow the GNU AGPL, see
661 <http://www.gnu.org/licenses/>.
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