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    2: @node GNU Free Documentation License
    3: @appendixsec GNU Free Documentation License
    4: 
    5: @cindex FDL, GNU Free Documentation License
    6: @center Version 1.2, November 2002
    7: 
    8: @display
    9: Copyright @copyright{} 2000,2001,2002 Free Software Foundation, Inc.
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   11: 
   12: Everyone is permitted to copy and distribute verbatim copies
   13: of this license document, but changing it is not allowed.
   14: @end display
   15: 
   16: @enumerate 0
   17: @item
   18: PREAMBLE
   19: 
   20: The purpose of this License is to make a manual, textbook, or other
   21: functional and useful document @dfn{free} in the sense of freedom: to
   22: assure everyone the effective freedom to copy and redistribute it,
   23: with or without modifying it, either commercially or noncommercially.
   24: Secondarily, this License preserves for the author and publisher a way
   25: to get credit for their work, while not being considered responsible
   26: for modifications made by others.
   27: 
   28: This License is a kind of ``copyleft'', which means that derivative
   29: works of the document must themselves be free in the same sense.  It
   30: complements the GNU General Public License, which is a copyleft
   31: license designed for free software.
   32: 
   33: We have designed this License in order to use it for manuals for free
   34: software, because free software needs free documentation: a free
   35: program should come with manuals providing the same freedoms that the
   36: software does.  But this License is not limited to software manuals;
   37: it can be used for any textual work, regardless of subject matter or
   38: whether it is published as a printed book.  We recommend this License
   39: principally for works whose purpose is instruction or reference.
   40: 
   41: @item
   42: APPLICABILITY AND DEFINITIONS
   43: 
   44: This License applies to any manual or other work, in any medium, that
   45: contains a notice placed by the copyright holder saying it can be
   46: distributed under the terms of this License.  Such a notice grants a
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   49: refers to any such manual or work.  Any member of the public is a
   50: licensee, and is addressed as ``you''.  You accept the license if you
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   54: A ``Modified Version'' of the Document means any work containing the
   55: Document or a portion of it, either copied verbatim, or with
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   58: A ``Secondary Section'' is a named appendix or a front-matter section
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   68: 
   69: The ``Invariant Sections'' are certain Secondary Sections whose titles
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   76: 
   77: The ``Cover Texts'' are certain short passages of text that are listed,
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   81: 
   82: A ``Transparent'' copy of the Document means a machine-readable copy,
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   91: or discourage subsequent modification by readers is not Transparent.
   92: An image format is not Transparent if used for any substantial amount
   93: of text.  A copy that is not ``Transparent'' is called ``Opaque''.
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  101: @acronym{JPG}.  Opaque formats include proprietary formats that can be
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  104: not generally available, and the machine-generated @acronym{HTML},
  105: PostScript or @acronym{PDF} produced by some word processors for
  106: output purposes only.
  107: 
  108: The ``Title Page'' means, for a printed book, the title page itself,
  109: plus such following pages as are needed to hold, legibly, the material
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  115: A section ``Entitled XYZ'' means a named subunit of the Document whose
  116: title either is precisely XYZ or contains XYZ in parentheses following
  117: text that translates XYZ in another language.  (Here XYZ stands for a
  118: specific section name mentioned below, such as ``Acknowledgements'',
  119: ``Dedications'', ``Endorsements'', or ``History''.)  To ``Preserve the Title''
  120: of such a section when you modify the Document means that it remains a
  121: section ``Entitled XYZ'' according to this definition.
  122: 
  123: The Document may include Warranty Disclaimers next to the notice which
  124: states that this License applies to the Document.  These Warranty
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  129: 
  130: @item
  131: VERBATIM COPYING
  132: 
  133: You may copy and distribute the Document in any medium, either
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  140: compensation in exchange for copies.  If you distribute a large enough
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  143: You may also lend copies, under the same conditions stated above, and
  144: you may publicly display copies.
  145: 
  146: @item
  147: COPYING IN QUANTITY
  148: 
  149: If you publish printed copies (or copies in media that commonly have
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  154: the back cover.  Both covers must also clearly and legibly identify
  155: you as the publisher of these copies.  The front cover must present
  156: the full title with all words of the title equally prominent and
  157: visible.  You may add other material on the covers in addition.
  158: Copying with changes limited to the covers, as long as they preserve
  159: the title of the Document and satisfy these conditions, can be treated
  160: as verbatim copying in other respects.
  161: 
  162: If the required texts for either cover are too voluminous to fit
  163: legibly, you should put the first ones listed (as many as fit
  164: reasonably) on the actual cover, and continue the rest onto adjacent
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  166: 
  167: If you publish or distribute Opaque copies of the Document numbering
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  179: 
  180: It is requested, but not required, that you contact the authors of the
  181: Document well before redistributing any large number of copies, to give
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  183: 
  184: @item
  185: MODIFICATIONS
  186: 
  187: You may copy and distribute a Modified Version of the Document under
  188: the conditions of sections 2 and 3 above, provided that you release
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  190: Version filling the role of the Document, thus licensing distribution
  191: and modification of the Modified Version to whoever possesses a copy
  192: of it.  In addition, you must do these things in the Modified Version:
  193: 
  194: @enumerate A
  195: @item
  196: Use in the Title Page (and on the covers, if any) a title distinct
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  198: (which should, if there were any, be listed in the History section
  199: of the Document).  You may use the same title as a previous version
  200: if the original publisher of that version gives permission.
  201: 
  202: @item
  203: List on the Title Page, as authors, one or more persons or entities
  204: responsible for authorship of the modifications in the Modified
  205: Version, together with at least five of the principal authors of the
  206: Document (all of its principal authors, if it has fewer than five),
  207: unless they release you from this requirement.
  208: 
  209: @item
  210: State on the Title page the name of the publisher of the
  211: Modified Version, as the publisher.
  212: 
  213: @item
  214: Preserve all the copyright notices of the Document.
  215: 
  216: @item
  217: Add an appropriate copyright notice for your modifications
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  219: 
  220: @item
  221: Include, immediately after the copyright notices, a license notice
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  224: 
  225: @item
  226: Preserve in that license notice the full lists of Invariant Sections
  227: and required Cover Texts given in the Document's license notice.
  228: 
  229: @item
  230: Include an unaltered copy of this License.
  231: 
  232: @item
  233: Preserve the section Entitled ``History'', Preserve its Title, and add
  234: to it an item stating at least the title, year, new authors, and
  235: publisher of the Modified Version as given on the Title Page.  If
  236: there is no section Entitled ``History'' in the Document, create one
  237: stating the title, year, authors, and publisher of the Document as
  238: given on its Title Page, then add an item describing the Modified
  239: Version as stated in the previous sentence.
  240: 
  241: @item
  242: Preserve the network location, if any, given in the Document for
  243: public access to a Transparent copy of the Document, and likewise
  244: the network locations given in the Document for previous versions
  245: it was based on.  These may be placed in the ``History'' section.
  246: You may omit a network location for a work that was published at
  247: least four years before the Document itself, or if the original
  248: publisher of the version it refers to gives permission.
  249: 
  250: @item
  251: For any section Entitled ``Acknowledgements'' or ``Dedications'', Preserve
  252: the Title of the section, and preserve in the section all the
  253: substance and tone of each of the contributor acknowledgements and/or
  254: dedications given therein.
  255: 
  256: @item
  257: Preserve all the Invariant Sections of the Document,
  258: unaltered in their text and in their titles.  Section numbers
  259: or the equivalent are not considered part of the section titles.
  260: 
  261: @item
  262: Delete any section Entitled ``Endorsements''.  Such a section
  263: may not be included in the Modified Version.
  264: 
  265: @item
  266: Do not retitle any existing section to be Entitled ``Endorsements'' or
  267: to conflict in title with any Invariant Section.
  268: 
  269: @item
  270: Preserve any Warranty Disclaimers.
  271: @end enumerate
  272: 
  273: If the Modified Version includes new front-matter sections or
  274: appendices that qualify as Secondary Sections and contain no material
  275: copied from the Document, you may at your option designate some or all
  276: of these sections as invariant.  To do this, add their titles to the
  277: list of Invariant Sections in the Modified Version's license notice.
  278: These titles must be distinct from any other section titles.
  279: 
  280: You may add a section Entitled ``Endorsements'', provided it contains
  281: nothing but endorsements of your Modified Version by various
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  283: been approved by an organization as the authoritative definition of a
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  285: 
  286: You may add a passage of up to five words as a Front-Cover Text, and a
  287: passage of up to 25 words as a Back-Cover Text, to the end of the list
  288: of Cover Texts in the Modified Version.  Only one passage of
  289: Front-Cover Text and one of Back-Cover Text may be added by (or
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  296: The author(s) and publisher(s) of the Document do not by this License
  297: give permission to use their names for publicity for or to assert or
  298: imply endorsement of any Modified Version.
  299: 
  300: @item
  301: COMBINING DOCUMENTS
  302: 
  303: You may combine the Document with other documents released under this
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  306: Invariant Sections of all of the original documents, unmodified, and
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  309: 
  310: The combined work need only contain one copy of this License, and
  311: multiple identical Invariant Sections may be replaced with a single
  312: copy.  If there are multiple Invariant Sections with the same name but
  313: different contents, make the title of each such section unique by
  314: adding at the end of it, in parentheses, the name of the original
  315: author or publisher of that section if known, or else a unique number.
  316: Make the same adjustment to the section titles in the list of
  317: Invariant Sections in the license notice of the combined work.
  318: 
  319: In the combination, you must combine any sections Entitled ``History''
  320: in the various original documents, forming one section Entitled
  321: ``History''; likewise combine any sections Entitled ``Acknowledgements'',
  322: and any sections Entitled ``Dedications''.  You must delete all
  323: sections Entitled ``Endorsements.''
  324: 
  325: @item
  326: COLLECTIONS OF DOCUMENTS
  327: 
  328: You may make a collection consisting of the Document and other documents
  329: released under this License, and replace the individual copies of this
  330: License in the various documents with a single copy that is included in
  331: the collection, provided that you follow the rules of this License for
  332: verbatim copying of each of the documents in all other respects.
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  334: You may extract a single document from such a collection, and distribute
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  337: other respects regarding verbatim copying of that document.
  338: 
  339: @item
  340: AGGREGATION WITH INDEPENDENT WORKS
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  342: A compilation of the Document or its derivatives with other separate
  343: and independent documents or works, in or on a volume of a storage or
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  347: When the Document is included an aggregate, this License does not
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  349: derivative works of the Document.
  350: 
  351: If the Cover Text requirement of section 3 is applicable to these
  352: copies of the Document, then if the Document is less than one half of
  353: the entire aggregate, the Document's Cover Texts may be placed on
  354: covers that bracket the Document within the aggregate, or the
  355: electronic equivalent of covers if the Document is in electronic form.
  356: Otherwise they must appear on printed covers that bracket the whole
  357: aggregate.
  358: 
  359: @item
  360: TRANSLATION
  361: 
  362: Translation is considered a kind of modification, so you may
  363: distribute translations of the Document under the terms of section 4.
  364: Replacing Invariant Sections with translations requires special
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  366: translations of some or all Invariant Sections in addition to the
  367: original versions of these Invariant Sections.  You may include a
  368: translation of this License, and all the license notices in the
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  372: the translation and the original version of this License or a notice
  373: or disclaimer, the original version will prevail.
  374: 
  375: If a section in the Document is Entitled ``Acknowledgements'',
  376: ``Dedications'', or ``History'', the requirement (section 4) to Preserve
  377: its Title (section 1) will typically require changing the actual
  378: title.
  379: 
  380: @item
  381: TERMINATION
  382: 
  383: You may not copy, modify, sublicense, or distribute the Document except
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  386: automatically terminate your rights under this License.  However,
  387: parties who have received copies, or rights, from you under this
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  389: parties remain in full compliance.
  390: 
  391: @item
  392: FUTURE REVISIONS OF THIS LICENSE
  393: 
  394: The Free Software Foundation may publish new, revised versions
  395: of the GNU Free Documentation License from time to time.  Such new
  396: versions will be similar in spirit to the present version, but may
  397: differ in detail to address new problems or concerns.  See
  398: @uref{http://www.gnu.org/copyleft/}.
  399: 
  400: Each version of the License is given a distinguishing version number.
  401: If the Document specifies that a particular numbered version of this
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  403: following the terms and conditions either of that specified version or
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  407: as a draft) by the Free Software Foundation.
  408: @end enumerate
  409: 
  410: @page
  411: @appendixsubsec ADDENDUM: How to use this License for your documents
  412: 
  413: To use this License in a document you have written, include a copy of
  414: the License in the document and put the following copyright and
  415: license notices just after the title page:
  416: 
  417: @smallexample
  418: @group
  419:   Copyright (C)  @var{year}  @var{your name}.
  420:   Permission is granted to copy, distribute and/or modify this document
  421:   under the terms of the GNU Free Documentation License, Version 1.2
  422:   or any later version published by the Free Software Foundation;
  423:   with no Invariant Sections, no Front-Cover Texts, and no Back-Cover Texts.
  424:   A copy of the license is included in the section entitled ``GNU
  425:   Free Documentation License''.
  426: @end group
  427: @end smallexample
  428: 
  429: If you have Invariant Sections, Front-Cover Texts and Back-Cover Texts,
  430: replace the ``with...Texts.'' line with this:
  431: 
  432: @smallexample
  433: @group
  434:     with the Invariant Sections being @var{list their titles}, with
  435:     the Front-Cover Texts being @var{list}, and with the Back-Cover Texts
  436:     being @var{list}.
  437: @end group
  438: @end smallexample
  439: 
  440: If you have Invariant Sections without Cover Texts, or some other
  441: combination of the three, merge those two alternatives to suit the
  442: situation.
  443: 
  444: If your document contains nontrivial examples of program code, we
  445: recommend releasing these examples in parallel under your choice of
  446: free software license, such as the GNU General Public License,
  447: to permit their use in free software.
  448: 
  449: @c Local Variables:
  450: @c ispell-local-pdict: "ispell-dict"
  451: @c End:
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