Since version 1.5.0, Fail-Safe C is distributed under modified Apache License version 2.0. The modifications from original Apache license are
- Explicit specification of governing laws for interpretation of the license text.
- Clarification on the static linking of distributed standard C library, so that programs linked with Fail-Safe C standard library may omit explicit copyright notices for the library.
For details of the license terms and the handling of modifications, please refer the license term below.
Changed on 16 Jun 2009; a minor revision on 30 Jun 2009.
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