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Voici le texte de la licence, uniquement écrit en Anglais pour l'instant. Pour l'adopter, il suffit de le mentionner sur vos documents. Les limites d'usages sont décrites dans la Section 3, et celles relatives à la redirecion écologique dans la Section 6. Un résumé explique en langage humain les droits et les devoirs associés, puis le texte juridique suit.
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