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Gnu Free Documentation License

The purpose of this Gnu Free Documentation License is to make a webpage, manual, textbook, or other functional, usefully informative document "free" in the sense of freedom: to assure everyone the effective freedom to copy and redistribute it, with or without modifying it, either commercially or noncommercially.

Secondly, this License preserves for the author and publisher a way to get credit for their work, while not being considered responsible for modifications made by others.

This License is a kind of "copyleft", which means that derivative works of the document must themselves be free in the same sense. It complements the GNU General Public License, which is a copyleft license designed for free software.

This License has been designed in order to use it for manuals for free software, because free software needs free documentation: a free program should come with manuals providing the same freedoms that the software does. But this License is not limited to software manuals; it can be used for any textual work, regardless of subject matter or whether it is published as a printed book or in an electronic media format. We recommend this License principally for works whose purpose is instruction, reference or information.

Several pages on this website may utilise some information from the wikipeadia project or other public domain sources, the full text of the Gnu Free Documentation License is available on wikipeadia's website via this link