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<pre>		    GNU GENERAL PUBLIC LICENSE<br>		       Version 2, June 1991<br><br> Copyright (C) 1989, 1991 Free Software Foundation, Inc.<br>                       51 Franklin St, Fifth Floor, Boston, MA  02110-1301  USA<br> Everyone is permitted to copy and distribute verbatim copies<br> of this license document, but changing it is not allowed.<br><br>			    Preamble<br><br>  The licenses for most software are designed to take away your<br>freedom to share and change it.  By contrast, the GNU General Public<br>License is intended to guarantee your freedom to share and change free<br>software--to make sure the software is free for all its users.  This<br>General Public License applies to most of the Free Software<br>Foundation's software and to any other program whose authors commit to<br>using it.  (Some other Free Software Foundation software is covered by<br>the GNU Library General Public License instead.)  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