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1Open Software License ("OSL") v. 3.0
3This Open Software License (the "License") applies to any original work of
4authorship (the "Original Work") whose owner (the "Licensor") has placed the
5following licensing notice adjacent to the copyright notice for the Original
8Licensed under the Open Software License version 3.0
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