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  483. Later license versions may give you additional or different
  484. permissions. However, no additional obligations are imposed on any
  485. author or copyright holder as a result of your choosing to follow a
  486. later version.
  487. 15. Disclaimer of Warranty.
  496. 16. Limitation of Liability.
  506. 17. Interpretation of Sections 15 and 16.
  507. If the disclaimer of warranty and limitation of liability provided
  508. above cannot be given local legal effect according to their terms,
  509. reviewing courts shall apply local law that most closely approximates
  510. an absolute waiver of all civil liability in connection with the
  511. Program, unless a warranty or assumption of liability accompanies a
  512. copy of the Program in return for a fee.
  514. How to Apply These Terms to Your New Programs
  515. If you develop a new program, and you want it to be of the greatest
  516. possible use to the public, the best way to achieve this is to make it
  517. free software which everyone can redistribute and change under these terms.
  518. To do so, attach the following notices to the program. It is safest
  519. to attach them to the start of each source file to most effectively
  520. state the exclusion of warranty; and each file should have at least
  521. the "copyright" line and a pointer to where the full notice is found.
  522. <one line to give the program's name and a brief idea of what it does.>
  523. Copyright (C) <year> <name of author>
  524. This program is free software: you can redistribute it and/or modify
  525. it under the terms of the GNU General Public License as published by
  526. the Free Software Foundation, either version 3 of the License, or
  527. (at your option) any later version.
  528. This program is distributed in the hope that it will be useful,
  529. but WITHOUT ANY WARRANTY; without even the implied warranty of
  531. GNU General Public License for more details.
  532. You should have received a copy of the GNU General Public License
  533. along with this program. If not, see <>.
  534. Also add information on how to contact you by electronic and paper mail.
  535. If the program does terminal interaction, make it output a short
  536. notice like this when it starts in an interactive mode:
  537. <program> Copyright (C) <year> <name of author>
  538. This program comes with ABSOLUTELY NO WARRANTY; for details type `show w'.
  539. This is free software, and you are welcome to redistribute it
  540. under certain conditions; type `show c' for details.
  541. The hypothetical commands `show w' and `show c' should show the appropriate
  542. parts of the General Public License. Of course, your program's commands
  543. might be different; for a GUI interface, you would use an "about box".
  544. You should also get your employer (if you work as a programmer) or school,
  545. if any, to sign a "copyright disclaimer" for the program, if necessary.
  546. For more information on this, and how to apply and follow the GNU GPL, see
  547. <>.
  548. The GNU General Public License does not permit incorporating your program
  549. into proprietary programs. If your program is a subroutine library, you
  550. may consider it more useful to permit linking proprietary applications with
  551. the library. If this is what you want to do, use the GNU Lesser General
  552. Public License instead of this License. But first, please read
  553. <>.