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"key": "ffsl-1",
"short_name": "FFSL v1",
"name": "Floodgap Free Software License v1",
"category": "Copyleft Limited",
"owner": "Floodgap",
"homepage_url": "http://www.floodgap.com/software/ffsl/",
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"Copyright (c) 2112 D. Original Author",
"copyright (c) 2006 Cameron Kaiser"
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However, violation of\n this license may subject you to criminal and civil penalties depending\n on your country.\n\n This package is bound by the version of license that accompanies it.\n Future official versions of a particular package may use a more updated\n license, and you should always review the license before use. This\n license's most current version is always available from the following\n locations:\n\n [1]http://www.floodgap.com/software/ffsl/\n [2]gopher://gopher.floodgap.com/1/ffsl/\n\n This license is version 1, dated 19 November 2006.\n\n This license is copyright \u00a9 2006 Cameron Kaiser. All rights reserved.\n The text of this license is available for re-use and re-distribution\n under the Creative Commons. The use of the term \"Floodgap Free Software\n License\" does not imply endorsement of packages using this license by\n Floodgap Systems or by Cameron Kaiser. 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}