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Of course, your program's commands 0662 might be different; for a GUI interface, you would use an "about box". 0663 0664 You should also get your employer (if you work as a programmer) or school, 0665 if any, to sign a "copyright disclaimer" for the program, if necessary. 0666 For more information on this, and how to apply and follow the GNU GPL, see 0667 <http://www.gnu.org/licenses/>. 0668 0669 The GNU General Public License does not permit incorporating your program 0670 into proprietary programs. If your program is a subroutine library, you 0671 may consider it more useful to permit linking proprietary applications with 0672 the library. If this is what you want to do, use the GNU Lesser General 0673 Public License instead of this License. But first, please read 0674 <http://www.gnu.org/philosophy/why-not-lgpl.html>.