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Some O₂scl classes are based on GSL and CERNLIB, both licensed under GPLv3 (see http://cernlib.web.cern.ch/cernlib/conditions.html).
GNU General Public License Version 3¶
O₂scl (as well as CERNLIB and the Gnu Scientific Library
(GSL)) is licensed under version 3 of the GPL as provided in the files
COPYING and in
installation, it is included in the documentation in
PREFIX/doc/extras/gpl_license.txt where the default value of
/usr/local. All of the code in the O₂scl
documentation is also under version 3 of the GPL.
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