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2!              Flexible Configuration Management Software License              !
3!                                                                              !
4!     Please read this Software Licence as you will be bound by its terms      !
5!                           if you use the Software                            !
6!------------------------------------------------------------------------------!
7
8The Licensor:
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10
11The Met Office of FitzRoy Road, Exeter EX1 3PB, United Kingdom
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141. Licence.
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16
17The Met Office grants you a non-exclusive, royalty free; world-wide,
18transferable Licence to use, modify, copy and distribute the Flexible
19Configuration Management software ("the software") accompanying this License
20providing:
21
22a. you undertake to provide to the Met Office a copy of any modifications made
23   by you on the same terms contained within this licence agreement;
24
25b. modified files carry prominent notices stating that you changed the files
26   and the date of change;
27
28c. distribution of original or modified files is made free of charge under the
29   terms of this Licence;
30
31d. the appropriate copyright notices, the above copyright notice and a
32   disclaimer of warranty is included with the distribution.
33
342. Ownership.
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36
37The Flexible Configuration Management software is Crown copyright and is
38reproduced with the permission of Met Office under delegated authority from
39the Controller of HMSO. The software and documentation are provided to you to
40allow you to exercise your rights under this License, which is granted to you.
41
423. Duration.
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44
45This license will remain in effect until terminated.
46 
474. Termination.
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49
50You may terminate this license at any time by removing all copies of the
51software from your system.  This License will terminate immediately without
52notice from us if you fail to comply with any of the provisions of this
53License or in the event of your breaching the terms of this licence you are
54given notice that the license has been terminated.  Upon termination you will
55delete all copies of the software and any related documentation.
56
575. Disclaimer of Warranty.
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59
60a. THE MET OFFICE DISCLAIMS ALL WARRANTIES, REPRESENTATIONS AND PROMISES,
61   INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO THE IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF SATISFACTORY QUALITY
62   AND FIT FOR THE PURPOSE.  NEITHER DOES THE MET OFFICE MAKE ANY
63   REPRESENTATIONS AS TO COMPATABILITY WITH YOUR OPERATING SYSTEMS AND
64   PLATFORMS.
65
66b. In no event does the Met Office warrant that the software or related
67   documentation will satisfy your requirements, that the software and
68   documentation will be without errors or defects or that the operation of
69   the software will be uninterrupted.
70
71c. IN NO EVENT WILL THE MET OFFICE BE LIABLE FOR ANY OTHER DAMAGES, INCLUDING
72   BUT NOT LIMITED TO DAMAGES FOR LOSS OF PROFITS DATA OR USE OF THE SOFTWARE
73   OR FOR ANY INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES, EVEN IF THE MET
74   OFFICE HAS BEEN SPECIFICALLY ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES.
75
766. General Provisions.
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78
79a. You will not do anything, relating to this software that will bring the Met
80   Office into disrepute.
81
82b. You will not use the name of the Met Office or any other contributor to
83   endorse or promote any products derived from the software without the
84   written permission of the Met Office.
85
867. Acknowledgements.
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88
89The logic to extract the calling interfaces of top level subroutines and
90functions from a Fortran source file is adapted from a script developed at
91ECMWF and is provided by kind permission of ECMWF under the same terms of this
92Licence.
93
948. Entire Agreement.
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96
97This License constitutes the entire agreement between us with respect to your
98rights or warranties for using the software and related documentation.  If any
99provision of this agreement is determined to be invalid or unenforceable the
100remaining provisions shall continue in full force.
101
1029. Governing Law.
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104
105This Agreement is governed by and construed in accordance with the Laws of
106England.
107
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109                                              © British Crown copyright 2006-10.
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