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Licensing information

\unnumbered{Licensing information}\end{tex}
licensing information The program currently being distributed that relates to standard file headers is contained in the file filehdr.el. It consists of numerous support functions for to the creation and maintenance of file headers. This program is free; this means that everyone is free to use it and free to redistribute it on a free basis.

Specifically, we want to make sure that you have the right to give away copies of the programs that relate to filehdr.el, that you receive source code or else can get it if you want it, that you can change these programs or use pieces of them in new free programs, and that you know you can do these things.

To make sure that everyone has such rights, we have to forbid you to deprive anyone else of these rights. For example, if you distribute copies of the file filehdr.el, you must give the recipients all the rights that you have. You must make sure that they, too, receive or can get the source code. And you must tell them their rights.

Also, for our own protection, we must make certain that everyone finds out that there is no warranty for the programs that relate to filehdr.el. If these programs are modified by someone else and passed on, we want their recipients to know that what they have is not what we distributed, so that any problems introduced by others will not reflect on our reputation.

The precise conditions of the licenses for the programs currently being distributed that relate to filehdr.el are found in the General Public Licenses that accompany them. The programs that are part of GNU Emacs are covered by the GNU Emacs copying terms (License, , , emacs, The GNU Emacs Manual), and other programs are covered by licenses that are contained in their source files.

Author and version, Background, Licensing information, Top

We only include this section in the info file, because the printed manual has a title page with author information.

Background, What's in a header?, Author and version, Top

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Nelson H. F. Beebe