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Issue #3617: Include a licensing statement regarding the Microsoft C runtime in the Windows installer.

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+- Issue #3617: Include a licensing statement regarding the Microsoft
+  C runtime in the Windows installer.
 What's New in Python 2.6 release candidate 1?

File Tools/msi/crtlicense.txt

+Additional Conditions for this Windows binary build
+This program is linked with and uses Microsoft Distributable Code,
+copyrighted by Microsoft Corporation. The Microsoft Distributable Code
+includes the following files:
+If you further distribute programs that include the Microsoft
+Distributable Code, you must comply with the restrictions on
+distribution specified by Microsoft. In particular, you must require
+distributors and external end users to agree to terms that protect the
+Microsoft Distributable Code at least as much as Microsoft's own
+requirements for the Distributable Code. See Microsoft's documentation
+(included in its developer tools and on its website at
+for specific details.
+Redistribution of the Windows binary build of the Python interpreter
+complies with this agreement, provided that you do not:
+- alter any copyright, trademark or patent notice in Microsoft's
+Distributable Code;
+- use Microsoft�s trademarks in your programs� names or in a way that
+suggests your programs come from or are endorsed by Microsoft;
+- distribute Microsoft's Distributable Code to run on a platform other
+than Microsoft operating systems, run-time technologies or application
+- include Microsoft Distributable Code in malicious, deceptive or
+unlawful programs; or
+These restrictions apply only to the Microsoft Distributable Code as
+defined above, not to Python itself or any programs running on the
+Python interpreter. The redistribution of the Python interpreter and
+libraries is governed by the Python Software License included with this
+file, or by other licenses as marked.

File Tools/msi/

     import shutil, glob
     out = open("LICENSE.txt", "w")
     shutil.copyfileobj(open(os.path.join(srcdir, "LICENSE")), out)
+    shutil.copyfileobj(open("crtlicense.txt"), out)
     for name, pat, file in (("bzip2","bzip2-*", "LICENSE"),
                       ("Berkeley DB", "db-*", "LICENSE"),
                       ("openssl", "openssl-*", "LICENSE"),