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2 Distribution

GNU ccRTP is free software (see It is licensed under the terms of the GNU General Public License, See GNU General Public License, plus a linking exception, See GNU ccRTP Linking Exception.

The linking exception is the same that is used for gcc libstdc++. This was done in the case of libstdc++ because the language of the LGPL is neither clear nor correct if one uses C++ features such as templates and method implimentation directly in headers, as the division between the C++ library and another's application is no longer purely a linking one. From the practical standpoint, the exact effect is the same as the LGPL, but with language that matches these C++ features. This is all explained at

This manual is licensed under the terms of the GNU Free Documentation License, See GNU Free Documentation License.

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