Sharp PN-H801 User Manual

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When we speak of free software, we are referring to freedom, not price. Our

General Public Licenses are designed to make sure that you have the freedom to

distribute copies of free software (and charge for this service if you wish), that you

receive source code or can get it if you want it, that you can change the software or

use pieces of it in new free programs; and that you know you can do these things.

To protect your rights, we need to make restrictions that forbid anyone to deny

you these rights or to ask you to surrender the rights. These restrictions translate

to certain responsibilities for you if you distribute copies of the software, or if you

modify it.

For example, if you distribute copies of such a program, whether gratis or for

a fee, you must give the recipients all the rights that you have. You must make

sure that they, too, receive or can get the source code. And you must show

them these terms so they know their rights.

We protect your rights with two steps: (1) copyright the software, and (2) offer

you this license which gives you legal permission to copy, distribute and/or

modify the software.

Also, for each author's protection and ours, we want to make certain that

everyone understands that there is no warranty for this free software. If the

software is modified by someone else and passed on, we want its recipients to

know that what they have is not the original, so that any problems introduced by

others will not reflect on the original authors' reputations.

Finally, any free program is threatened constantly by software patents. We wish

to avoid the danger that redistributors of a free program will individually obtain

patent licenses, in effect making the program proprietary. To prevent this, we

have made it clear that any patent must be licensed for everyone's free use or

not licensed at all.

The precise terms and conditions for copying, distribution and modification




0. This License applies to any program or other work which contains a notice

placed by the copyright holder saying it may be distributed under the terms

of this General Public License. The "Program", below, refers to any such

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Program or any derivative work under copyright law:

that is to say, a work containing the Program or a portion of it, either verbatim

or with modifications and/or translated into another language. (Hereinafter,

translation is included without limitation in the term "modification".) Each

licensee is addressed as "you".

Activities other than copying, distribution and modification are not covered

by this License; they are outside its scope. The act of running the Program is

not restricted, and the output from the Program is covered only if its contents

constitute a work based on the Program (independent of having been made by

running the Program).

Whether that is true depends on what the Program does.

1. You may copy and distribute verbatim copies of the Program's source code

as you receive it, in any medium, provided that you conspicuously and

appropriately publish on each copy an appropriate copyright notice and

disclaimer of warranty; keep intact all the notices that refer to this License

and to the absence of any warranty;

and give any other recipients of the Program a copy of this License along

with the Program.

You may charge a fee for the physical act of transferring a copy, and you may at

your option offer warranty protection in exchange for a fee.

2. You may modify your copy or copies of the Program or any portion of it,

thus forming a work based on the Program, and copy and distribute such

modifications or work under the terms of Section 1 above, provided that you

also meet all of these conditions:

a) You must cause the modified files to carry prominent notices stating that

you changed the files and the date of any change.

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in part contains or is derived from the Program or any part thereof, to be

licensed as a whole at no charge to all third parties under the terms of

this License.

c) If the modified program normally reads commands interactively when

run, you must cause it, when started running for such interactive use in

the most ordinary way, to print or display an announcement including an

appropriate copyright notice and a notice that there is no warranty (or

else, saying that you provide a warranty) and that users may redistribute

the program under these conditions, and telling the user how to view a

copy of this License. (Exception: if the Program itself is interactive but

does not normally print such an announcement, your work based on the

Program is not required to print an announcement.)

These requirements apply to the modified work as a whole. If identifiable

sections of that work are not derived from the Program, and can be reasonably

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and its terms, do not apply to those sections when you distribute them as

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the terms of this License, whose permissions for other licensees extend to the

entire whole, and thus to each and every part regardless of who wrote it.

Thus, it is not the intent of this section to claim rights or contest your rights to

work written entirely by you; rather, the intent is to exercise the right to control

the distribution of derivative or collective works based on the Program.

In addition, mere aggregation of another work not based on the Program with

the Program (or with a work based on the Program) on a volume of a storage or

distribution medium does not bring the other work under the scope of this License.

3. You may copy and distribute the Program (or a work based on it, under

Section 2) in object code or executable form under the terms of Sections 1

and 2 above provided that you also do one of the following:

a) Accompany it with the complete corresponding machine-readable source

code, which must be distributed under the terms of Sections 1 and 2

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b) Accompany it with a written offer, valid for at least three years, to

give any third party, for a charge no more than your cost of physically

performing source distribution, a complete machine-readable copy of the

corresponding source code, to be distributed under the terms of Sections

1 and 2 above on a medium customarily used for software interchange;


c) Accompany it with the information you received as to the offer to

distribute corresponding source code. (This alternative is allowed only for

noncommercial distribution and only if you received the program in object

code or executable form with such an offer, in accord with Subsection b


The source code for a work means the preferred form of the work for making

modifications to it. For an executable work, complete source code means

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executable. However, as a special exception, the source code distributed need

not include anything that is normally distributed (in either source or binary form)

with the major components (compiler, kernel, and so on) of the operating system

on which the executable runs, unless that component itself accompanies the


If distribution of executable or object code is made by offering access to copy

from a designated place, then offering equivalent access to copy the source

code from the same place counts as distribution of the source code, even

though third parties are not compelled to copy the source along with the object


4. You may not copy, modify, sublicense, or distribute the Program except

as expressly provided under this License. Any attempt otherwise to copy,

modify, sublicense or distribute the Program is void, and will automatically

terminate your rights under this License.

However, parties who have received copies, or rights, from you under this

License will not have their licenses terminated so long as such parties

remain in full compliance.

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modifying the Program or works based on it.

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the recipient automatically receives a license from the original licensor to

copy, distribute or modify the Program subject to these terms and conditions.

You may not impose any further restrictions on the recipients' exercise of the

rights granted herein.

You are not responsible for enforcing compliance by third parties to this License.

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or for any other reason (not limited to patent issues), conditions are imposed

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this License. If you cannot distribute so as to satisfy simultaneously your

obligations under this License and any other pertinent obligations, then as

a consequence you may not distribute the Program at all. For example, if a

patent license would not permit royalty-free redistribution of the Program by

all those who receive copies directly or indirectly through you, then the only

way you could satisfy both it and this License would be to refrain entirely

from distribution of the Program.

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