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Educational Community License 
Version 2.0, April 2007 

The Educational Community License version 2.0 ("ECL") consists of the 
Apache 2.0 license, modified to change the scope of the patent grant in 
section 3 to be specific to the needs of the education communities using 
this license. The original Apache 2.0 license can be found at: 
http://www.apache.org/licenses/LICENSE-2.0 

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    not use this file except in compliance with the License. You may
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