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Load pcre-4.2 into code/trunk.

1 nigel 43 PCRE LICENCE
2     ------------
4     PCRE is a library of functions to support regular expressions whose syntax
5     and semantics are as close as possible to those of the Perl 5 language.
7     Written by: Philip Hazel <ph10@cam.ac.uk>
9     University of Cambridge Computing Service,
10     Cambridge, England. Phone: +44 1223 334714.
12 nigel 53 Copyright (c) 1997-2001 University of Cambridge
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14     Permission is granted to anyone to use this software for any purpose on any
15     computer system, and to redistribute it freely, subject to the following
16     restrictions:
18     1. This software is distributed in the hope that it will be useful,
19     but WITHOUT ANY WARRANTY; without even the implied warranty of
22     2. The origin of this software must not be misrepresented, either by
23 nigel 49 explicit claim or by omission. In practice, this means that if you use
24 nigel 67 PCRE in software that you distribute to others, commercially or
25 nigel 49 otherwise, you must put a sentence like this
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27 nigel 49 Regular expression support is provided by the PCRE library package,
28     which is open source software, written by Philip Hazel, and copyright
29     by the University of Cambridge, England.
31     somewhere reasonably visible in your documentation and in any relevant
32     files or online help data or similar. A reference to the ftp site for
33     the source, that is, to
35     ftp://ftp.csx.cam.ac.uk/pub/software/programming/pcre/
37 nigel 67 should also be given in the documentation. However, this condition is not
38     intended to apply to whole chains of software. If package A includes PCRE,
39     it must acknowledge it, but if package B is software that includes package
40     A, the condition is not imposed on package B (unless it uses PCRE
41     independently).
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43 nigel 43 3. Altered versions must be plainly marked as such, and must not be
44     misrepresented as being the original software.
46     4. If PCRE is embedded in any software that is released under the GNU
47 nigel 53 General Purpose Licence (GPL), or Lesser General Purpose Licence (LGPL),
48     then the terms of that licence shall supersede any condition above with
49     which it is incompatible.
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51 nigel 53 The documentation for PCRE, supplied in the "doc" directory, is distributed
52     under the same terms as the software itself.
54 nigel 43 End

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