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Change license to the Apache License v2.0

This applies to the 'master' git branch and OpenSSL version 3.0.0 and
up.  Pre-3.0.0 versions retain the previous license.

The boilerplate will change in increments after this change.

Reviewed-by: Matt Caswell <matt@openssl.org>
(Merged from https://github.com/openssl/openssl/pull/7764)
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Richard Levitte 9 months ago
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Changes between 1.1.1 and 3.0.0 [xx XXX xxxx]

*) Change the license to the Apache License v2.0.
[Richard Levitte]

*) Change the possible version information given with OPENSSL_API_COMPAT.
It may be a pre-3.0.0 style numerical version number as it was defined
in 1.1.0, and it may also simply take the major version number.

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Copyright 20xx-20yy The OpenSSL Project Authors. All Rights Reserved.

Licensed under the OpenSSL license (the "License"). You may not use
Licensed under the Apache License 2.0 (the "License"). You may not use
this file except in compliance with the License. You can obtain a copy
in the file LICENSE in the source distribution or at
https://www.openssl.org/source/license.html

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LICENSE ISSUES
==============

The OpenSSL toolkit stays under a double license, i.e. both the conditions of
the OpenSSL License and the original SSLeay license apply to the toolkit.
See below for the actual license texts.

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---------------

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* Hudson (tjh@cryptsoft.com).
*
*/

Original SSLeay License
-----------------------

/* Copyright (C) 1995-1998 Eric Young (eay@cryptsoft.com)
* All rights reserved.
*
* This package is an SSL implementation written
* by Eric Young (eay@cryptsoft.com).
* The implementation was written so as to conform with Netscapes SSL.
*
* This library is free for commercial and non-commercial use as long as
* the following conditions are aheared to. The following conditions
* apply to all code found in this distribution, be it the RC4, RSA,
* lhash, DES, etc., code; not just the SSL code. The SSL documentation
* included with this distribution is covered by the same copyright terms
* except that the holder is Tim Hudson (tjh@cryptsoft.com).
*
* Copyright remains Eric Young's, and as such any Copyright notices in
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* If this package is used in a product, Eric Young should be given attribution
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*
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* Eric Young (eay@cryptsoft.com)"
* The word 'cryptographic' can be left out if the rouines from the library
* being used are not cryptographic related :-).
* 4. If you include any Windows specific code (or a derivative thereof) from
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* "This product includes software written by Tim Hudson (tjh@cryptsoft.com)"
*
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*
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full-strength general purpose cryptographic library.

OpenSSL is descended from the SSLeay library developed by Eric A. Young
and Tim J. Hudson. The OpenSSL toolkit is licensed under a dual-license (the
OpenSSL license plus the SSLeay license), which means that you are free to
get and use it for commercial and non-commercial purposes as long as you
fulfill the conditions of both licenses.
and Tim J. Hudson.

The OpenSSL toolkit is licensed under the Apache License 2.0, which means
that you are free to get and use it for commercial and non-commercial
purposes as long as you fulfill its conditions.

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