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Where to find a software disclaimer to include with my java program?

 
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Hi,
Just finished a commercial application to distribute. Any program I have ever installed always has a disclaimer stating that it is "as-is, without warranty", etc.. Is there a standard disclaimer out there I can use? I don't even know where to look for something like this.
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Are you planning on releasing it as open source? If so, it is quite common to use the GNU Pulic License (GPL) which includes such a disclaimer as well as other things. Just be sure you want to release it as open source before you use this suggestion.
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[ February 26, 2004: Message edited by: Layne Lund ]
 
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Moving to the General Computing forum...
 
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If your project is open source, you will find several licenses at the Open Source Initiative website. As Layne mentioned, the GPL is pretty common.
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