aPLib is freeware. If you use aPLib in a product, an acknowledgement would be appreciated, e.g. by adding something like the following to the documentation:

This product uses the aPLib compression library,
Copyright © 1998-2014 Joergen Ibsen, All Rights Reserved.
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You may not redistribute aPLib without all of the files.

You may not edit or reverse engineer any of the files (except the header files and the decompression code, which you may edit as long as you do not remove the copyright notice).

You may not sell aPLib, or any part of it, for money (except for charging for the media).


This software is provided “as is”. In no event shall I, the author, be liable for any kind of loss or damage arising out of the use, abuse or the inability to use this software. USE IT ENTIRELY AT YOUR OWN RISK!

This software comes without any kind of warranty, either expressed or implied, including, but not limited to the implied warranties of merchantability or fitness for any particular purpose.

If you do not agree with these terms or if your jurisdiction does not allow the exclusion of warranty and liability as stated above you are NOT allowed to use this software at all.


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If anything goes even remotely wrong - blame _yourself_, NOT me!