Chapter 2. Licence, Installation and Acknowledgements

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Since version 1.2.0 we are distributing the Edinburgh Speech Tools under a free software lince similar to the X11 one. Basically the system is free for anyone to use commerically or otherwise without further permission.

Hence the current copy policy is

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