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Legal Disclaimer

GitHub is not a law firm. As such, GitHub does not provide legal advice. The material in this guide does not constitute legal advice nor does contributing to the guide or communicating with GitHub or other contributors about the guide create an attorney-client relationship.

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Running an open source project, like any human endeavor, involves uncertainty and trade-offs. We hope this guide helps, but it may include mistakes, and can't address every situation. If you have any questions about your project, we encourage you to do your own research, seek out experts, and discuss with your community. If you have any legal questions, you should consult with your own legal counsel before moving forward. If you're at a company, talk to its legal team.

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This means you can use the code and content in this repository except for GitHub trademarks in your own projects. When using the GitHub logos, be sure to follow the GitHub logo guidelines.

When you contribute to this repository you are doing so under the above licenses.

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Django:

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Vagrant:

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