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UUPC/extended Licensing, Redistribution, and Warranty
"If you feed [UUPC for the Mac] after
midnight, and it gets nasty and shreds your living room furniture,
that's your problem, not mine. ;-)"
-- Dave Platt
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The following copy of the license was copied from the draft of the
1.12d documentation, and was accurate as of the time it was extracted.
However, the license actually included in the UUPC/extended distribution
archive for each release is definitive for that release. Thus, that
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Distribution, and Modification
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and runtime libraries used to construct the executable.
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High Risk Activities (in Case You Didn't Get it the First Time)
- UUPC/extended is not fault-tolerant and is not designed, manufactured
or intended for use or resale as on-line control equipment in
hazardous environments requiring fail-safe performance, including
but not limited to the operation of nuclear facilities, aircraft
navigation or communication systems, air traffic control, direct
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of the software could lead directly to death, personal injury,
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