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eSciDoc is free open source software. The software is distributed under the [Common Development and Distribution License] (CDDL) in version 1.0. This license is OSI-certified - find it on [OpenSource.org|http://www.opensource.org/licenses/cddl1.txt]!

CDDL has been created by Sun Microsystems and is based on the Mozilla 1.1 license, but addresses several legal issues for non-US projects like eSciDoc. You will find more background information on the CDDL, a critizism of the Mozilla 1.1 license, and a description of the modifications at [Sun Microsystems' CDDL website|http://www.sun.com/cddl/].

!!! Licenses of 3rd Party Packages
eSciDoc is build using many other great open source software packages. Most of them come with open source licenses other than CDDL. We took great care in making sure that there are no license imcompatabilities, however we cannot guarantee this. Please inform us if you think we are violating any of the included licenses.

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!!! Additional Required Attributions

This product includes software developed by the Apache Software Foundation (http://www.apache.org/).

This product includes software developed by OCLC (http://www.oclc.org/).