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revert to 2.0 README. This was a mistake in cvs tags

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| Copyright 1997-2002 by Trent Jarvi taj@www.linux.org.uk.
|
| This library is free software; you can redistribute it and/or
-| modify it under the terms of the GNU Library General Public
+| modify it under the terms of the GNU Lesser General Public
| License as published by the Free Software Foundation; either
-| version 2 of the License, or (at your option) any later version.
+| version 2.1 of the License, or (at your option) any later version.
|
| This library is distributed in the hope that it will be useful,
| but WITHOUT ANY WARRANTY; without even the implied warranty of
| MERCHANTABILITY or FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE. See the GNU
-| Library General Public License for more details.
+| Lesser General Public License for more details.
|
-| You should have received a copy of the GNU Library General Public
+| The following has been added to allow RXTX to be distributed with Sun
+| Microsystem's CommAPI library as suggested by the FSF.
+|
+| http://www.fsf.org/licenses/gpl-faq.html#LinkingOverControlledInterface
+|
+| A program that contains no derivative of any portion of RXTX, but
+| is designed to work with RXTX by being compiled or linked with it,
+| is considered a "work that uses the Library" subject to the terms and
+| conditions of the GNU Lesser General Public License.
+|
+| As a special exception, the copyright holders of RXTX give you
+| permission to link RXTX with independent modules that communicate with
+| RXTX solely through the Sun Microsytems CommAPI interface, regardless of
+| the license terms of these independent modules, and to copy and distribute
+| the resulting combined work under terms of your choice, provided that
+| every copy of the combined work is accompanied by a complete copy of
+| the source code of RXTX (the version of RXTX used to produce the
+| combined work), being distributed under the terms of the GNU Lesser General
+| Public License plus this exception. An independent module is a
+| module which is not derived from or based on RXTX.
+|
+| Note that people who make modified versions of RXTX are not obligated
+| to grant this special exception for their modified versions; it is
+| their choice whether to do so. The GNU Lesser General Public License
+| gives permission to release a modified version without this exception; this
+| exception also makes it possible to release a modified version which
+| carries forward this exception.
+|
+| You should have received a copy of the GNU Lesser General Public
| License along with this library; if not, write to the Free
| Foundation, Inc., 59 Temple Place, Suite 330, Boston, MA 02111-1307 USA
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-This is README Fri Apr 5 13:05:27 EST 2002
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+This is README Fri Sep 13 16:07:43 MDT 2002
See Also:
@@ -28,6 +57,8 @@ Authors: who wrote what.
ChangeLog: when they wrote it.
RMISecurityManager.html: Comments for people using RMISecurityManager
SerialPortInstructions.txt: HOWTO on read/writing to your com ports on linux for beginners
+README.SCO: UnixWare and OpenUNIX related Documentation
+README.JRE: Documents how to put rxtx into a JRE installation of Java
There are numerous possibilities for projects that involve serial communication.
Java is an excellent language for putting GUI apps together. Well have fun.

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