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When distributing a free work over the world, it is important to understand how people from other countries will be able to reuse this work.
License writers have adopted three different strategies regarding the internationalization of their licenses:
- same license for everyone: only the original license text (often in English) is given legal value, and translations may be provided purely for information purposes;