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/* FLAC - Free Lossless Audio Codec
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 * Copyright (C) 2001-2009  Josh Coalson
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 * Copyright (C) 2011-2016  Xiph.Org Foundation
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 * This file is part the FLAC project.  FLAC is comprised of several
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 * components distributed under different licenses.  The codec libraries
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 * are distributed under Xiph.Org's BSD-like license (see the file
 * COPYING.Xiph in this distribution).  All other programs, libraries, and
 * plugins are distributed under the GPL (see COPYING.GPL).  The documentation
 * is distributed under the Gnu FDL (see COPYING.FDL).  Each file in the
 * FLAC distribution contains at the top the terms under which it may be
 * distributed.
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 * Since this particular file is relevant to all components of FLAC,
 * it may be distributed under the Xiph.Org license, which is the least
 * restrictive of those mentioned above.  See the file COPYING.Xiph in this
 * distribution.
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 */

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Current FLAC maintainer: Erik de Castro Lopo <erikd@mega-nerd.com>
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Original author: Josh Coalson <jcoalson@users.sourceforge.net>

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Website : https://www.xiph.org/flac/
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FLAC is an Open Source lossless audio codec originally developed by Josh Coalson
between 2001 and 2009. From 2009 to 2012 FLAC was basically unmaintained. In
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2012 the Erik de Castro Lopo became the chief maintainer as part of the
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Xiph.Org Foundation.
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Other major contributors and their contributions:
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"lvqcl" <lvqcl@users.sourceforge.net>
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* Visual Studio build system.
* Optimisations in the encoder and decoder.

"Janne Hyvärinen" <cse@sci.fi>
* Visual Studio build system.
* Unicode handling on Windows.

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"Andrey Astafiev" <andrei@tvcell.ru>
* Russian translation of the HTML documentation

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"Miroslav Lichvar" <lichvarm@phoenix.inf.upol.cz>
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* IA-32 assembly versions of several libFLAC routines

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"Brady Patterson" <bpat@users.sourceforge.net>
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* AIFF file support, PPC assembly versions of libFLAC routines
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"Daisuke Shimamura" <Daisuke_Shimamura@nifty.com>
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* i18n support in the XMMS plugin
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"X-Fixer" <x-fixer@narod.ru>
* Configuration system, tag editing, and file info in the Winamp2 plugin

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"Matt Zimmerman" <mdz@debian.org>
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* Libtool/autoconf/automake make system, flac man page
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