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From "Bill Stoddard" <>
Subject PCRE License
Date Fri, 16 Nov 2001 19:05:35 GMT
Are we in violation of section 2? Looks that way to me. License attached for
convenience... Easy enough to fix, if indeed it needs fixing.



PCRE is a library of functions to support regular expressions whose syntax
and semantics are as close as possible to those of the Perl 5 language.

Written by: Philip Hazel <>

University of Cambridge Computing Service,
Cambridge, England. Phone: +44 1223 334714.

Copyright (c) 1997-2000 University of Cambridge

Permission is granted to anyone to use this software for any purpose on any
computer system, and to redistribute it freely, subject to the following

1. This software is distributed in the hope that it will be useful,
   but WITHOUT ANY WARRANTY; without even the implied warranty of

2. The origin of this software must not be misrepresented, either by
   explicit claim or by omission. In practice, this means you must put
   a sentence like this

     Regular expression support is provided by the PCRE library package,
     which is open source software, copyright by the University of

   somewhere reasonably visible in your documentation and in any relevant
   files. A reference to the ftp site for the source should also be given

   in the documentation.

3. Altered versions must be plainly marked as such, and must not be
   misrepresented as being the original software.

4. If PCRE is embedded in any software that is released under the GNU
   General Purpose Licence (GPL), then the terms of that licence shall
   supersede any condition above with which it is incompatible.


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