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Updating top level LICENSE file to reference http://htsql.org/license/
and explaining that this repository isn't a source distribution.

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-Copyright (c) 2006-2012, Prometheus Research, LLC.
-All rights reserved.
+HTSQL and its adapters for open source database systems are released under
+a Permissive, Free Software and Evaluation licenses.  You may distribute
+HTSQL under your choice of these licenses, so long as you respect the
+licenses of other works it may be distributed and/or used in conjunction
+with.  For more information, please see http://htsql.org/license/. 
 
-This software is released through a "BSD" style license for use with
-open source databases (such as MySQL, PostgreSQL, SQLite). A commercial
-license is needed for use with a commercial database system, such as
-Oracle, IBM's DB2, or Microsoft SQL Server.
+In this repository, we also include adapters for proprietary database
+systems, but only under an Evaluation license.  Hence, this repository,
+as a whole, is not completely free software and therefore should not be
+referenced as a source package.  Our free software source packages
+exclude these proprietary adapters.
 
-Redistribution and use in source and binary forms, with or without
-modification, are permitted provided that the following conditions 
-are met:
+In this repository, some components considered broadly useful, but
+ancillary to HTSQL itself, are released under the MIT license. Example
+code snippets, configuration, and applications are placed into the
+public domain using the CC0 copyright dedication. These exceptions to
+the general license outline above are marked on a file by file basis.
 
-1. Redistributions of source code must retain the above copyright
-notice, this list of conditions and the following disclaimer.
-
-2. Redistributions in binary form must reproduce the above copyright
-notice, this list of conditions and the following disclaimer in the
-documentation and/or other materials provided with the distribution.
-
-THIS SOFTWARE IS PROVIDED BY AUTHOR AND CONTRIBUTORS "AS IS" AND ANY
-EXPRESS OR IMPLIED WARRANTIES, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, THE
-IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, AGAINST INFRINGEMENT, TITLE AND
-FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE ARE DISCLAIMED. IN NO EVENT SHALL
-AUTHOR OR CONTRIBUTORS BE LIABLE FOR ANY DIRECT, INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL,
-SPECIAL, EXEMPLARY, OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES (INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED
-TO, PROCUREMENT OF SUBSTITUTE GOODS OR SERVICES; LOSS OF USE, DATA, OR
-PROFITS; OR BUSINESS INTERRUPTION) HOWEVER CAUSED AND ON ANY THEORY OF
-LIABILITY, WHETHER IN CONTRACT, STRICT LIABILITY, OR TORT (INCLUDING
-NEGLIGENCE OR OTHERWISE) ARISING IN ANY WAY OUT OF THE USE OF THIS
-SOFTWARE, EVEN IF ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGE.
-
-If this software is used in conjunction with a database system, said
-database system must be published under a license approved by the Open
-Source Initiative or released in the public domain.
+To join this project or learn about how to contribute, please read
+http://htsql.org/community/.  In particular, most enhancements for HTSQL
+could be added through a runtime extension mechanism and do not require
+write access to this source code repository.

doc/admin/install.rst

 Binary Packages
 ===============
 
-We provide binary packages for various Linux platforms.  They are
-available at http://htsql.org/download.html.
+We provide binary packages for various Linux platforms.  
 
+They are available at http://htsql.org/download/.
 
 Installing from Source
 ======================

tool/data/pkg/source/LICENSE-ALL

 a Permissive, Free Software and Evaluation licenses.  You may distribute
 HTSQL under your choice of these licenses, so long as you respect the
 licenses of other works it may be distributed and/or used in conjunction
-with.  For more information, please see http://htsql.org/license.html. 
+with.  For more information, please see http://htsql.org/license/. 
 

tool/data/pkg/source/LICENSE-FREE-AGPL

 it with parts that are otherwise independent works covered by the terms
 of GNU GPL version 2, the licensors of this Program grant you additional
 permission to convey the entire combined work containing those parts.
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