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ii) additions to the Program;
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acting on such Contributor's behalf. Contributions do not include additions to
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not derivative works of the Program.
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transfer the Contribution of such Contributor, if any, in source code and
object code form. This patent license shall apply to the combination of the
Contribution and the Program if, at the time the Contribution is added by the
Contributor, such addition of the Contribution causes such combination to be
covered by the Licensed Patents. The patent license shall not apply to any
other combinations which include the Contribution. No hardware per se is
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Contributor that the Program does not infringe the patent or other intellectual
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to Recipient for claims brought by any other entity based on infringement of
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a) it complies with the terms and conditions of this Agreement; and
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and non-infringement, and implied warranties or conditions of merchantability
and fitness for a particular purpose;
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damages, including direct, indirect, special, incidental and consequential
damages, such as lost profits;
iii) states that any provisions which differ from this Agreement are offered
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iv) states that source code for the Program is available from such
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or through a medium customarily used for software exchange.
When the Program is made available in source code form:
a) it must be made available under this Agreement; and
b) a copy of this Agreement must be included with each copy of the Program.
Contributors may not remove or alter any copyright notices contained within
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if any, in a manner that reasonably allows subsequent Recipients to identify
the originator of the Contribution.
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respect to end users, business partners and the like. While this license is
intended to facilitate the commercial use of the Program, the Contributor who
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every other Contributor ("Indemnified Contributor") against any losses, damages
and costs (collectively "Losses") arising from claims, lawsuits and other legal
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