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This Book Is Free

This book started out as bits of documentation written by Subversion project developers, which were then coalesced into a single work and rewritten. As such, it has always been under a free license (see Appendix E, Copyright). In fact, the book was written in the public eye, originally as part of the Subversion project itself. This means two things:

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