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Q Public License (QPL)

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 version 1.0

 Copyright (C) 1999-2008 Trolltech ASA, Norway.
 Everyone is permitted to copy and distribute this license document.

 The intent of this license is to establish freedom to share and change the
 software regulated by this license under the open source model.

 This license applies to any software containing a notice placed by the
 copyright holder saying that it may be distributed under the terms of
 the Q Public License version 1.0. Such software is herein referred to as
 the Software. This license covers modification and distribution of the
 Software, use of third-party application programs based on the Software,
 and development of free software which uses the Software.

                                  Granted Rights

 1. You are granted the non-exclusive rights set forth in this license
    provided you agree to and comply with any and all conditions in this
    license. Whole or partial distribution of the Software, or software
    items that link with the Software, in any form signifies acceptance of
    this license.

 2. You may copy and distribute the Software in unmodified form provided
    that the entire package, including - but not restricted to - copyright,
    trademark notices and disclaimers, as released by the initial developer
    of the Software, is distributed.

 3. You may make modifications to the Software and distribute your
    modifications, in a form that is separate from the Software, such as
    patches. The following restrictions apply to modifications:

      a. Modifications must not alter or remove any copyright notices in
         the Software.

      b. When modifications to the Software are released under this
         license, a non-exclusive royalty-free right is granted to the
         initial developer of the Software to distribute your modification
         in future versions of the Software provided such versions remain
         available under these terms in addition to any other license(s) of
         the initial developer.

 4. You may distribute machine-executable forms of the Software or
    machine-executable forms of modified versions of the Software, provided
    that you meet these restrictions:

      a. You must include this license document in the distribution.

      b. You must ensure that all recipients of the machine-executable forms
         are also able to receive the complete machine-readable source code
         to the distributed Software, including all modifications, without
         any charge beyond the costs of data transfer, and place prominent
         notices in the distribution explaining this.

      c. You must ensure that all modifications included in the
         machine-executable forms are available under the terms of this

 5. You may use the original or modified versions of the Software to
    compile, link and run application programs legally developed by you
    or by others.

 6. You may develop application programs, reusable components and other
    software items that link with the original or modified versions of the
    Software. These items, when distributed, are subject to the following

      a. You must ensure that all recipients of machine-executable forms of
         these items are also able to receive and use the complete
         machine-readable source code to the items without any charge
         beyond the costs of data transfer.

      b. You must explicitly license all recipients of your items to use
         and re-distribute original and modified versions of the items in
         both machine-executable and source code forms. The recipients must
         be able to do so without any charges whatsoever, and they must be
         able to re-distribute to anyone they choose.

      c. If the items are not available to the general public, and the
         initial developer of the Software requests a copy of the items,
         then you must supply one.

                             Limitations of Liability

 In no event shall the initial developers or copyright holders be liable
 for any damages whatsoever, including - but not restricted to - lost
 revenue or profits or other direct, indirect, special, incidental or
 consequential damages, even if they have been advised of the possibility
 of such damages, except to the extent invariable law, if any, provides

                                   No Warranty

 The Software and this license document are provided AS IS with NO WARRANTY

                                  Choice of Law

 This license is governed by the Laws of Norway. Disputes shall be settled
 by Oslo City Court.

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