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<h2>GNU Free Documentation License 1.2</h2> License 1.2</h2>
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<h3>Related Pages</h3>
  <li><a href="/licenses/fdl.html">The latest version of the FDL,
      version 1.3</a></li>
  <li><a href="/philosophy/free-doc.html">Free software and free
  <li><a href="/licenses/gpl-violation.html">What to do if you see a
      possible GFDL violation</a></li>
  <li><a href="/licenses/why-gfdl.html">Why publishers should use the
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  <li><a href="/licenses/fdl-howto.html">Tips on how to use the FDL</a></li>
  <li><a href="/licenses/fdl-howto-opt.html">Using the optional features
      of the GFDL</a></li>
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      of GFDLv1.2</a></li>
  <li>The GNU Free Documentation License version 1.2 (GFDLv1.2) in other
      <a href="/licenses/old-licenses/fdl-1.2.txt">plain text</a>,
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      of the GFDL</a></li>

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<p><i>Differences between versions 1.1 and 1.2 of the
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  <li><a href="/licenses/fdl-1.2-diff.txt">Plain context diff</a></li>
  <li><a href="/licenses/fdl-1.2-wdiff.txt">Word diff</a></li>
  <li><a href="/licenses/fdl-1.2-pdiff.ps">Word diff in
      PostScript format</a></li>

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<h3>Table of Contents</h3>

  <li><a id="TOC1" href="#SEC1">Current version of the GNU Free Documentation License</a></li>
  <li><a id="TOC4" href="#SEC4">How to use this License for your documents</a></li>

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