This HydrOffice package is available under two different licensing options designed to accommodate the needs of our various users:
Portions of this project were developed under a cooperative agreement with NOAA Coast Survey Development Laboratory, and contain NOAA-developed code in the public domain.
HydrOffice under the GNU Lesser General Public License (LGPL) version 2.1 is appropriate for the use of HydrOffice packages provided you can comply with the terms and conditions of the GNU LGPL version 2.1.
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