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* posix_users/preface.texi, shell/preface.texi: Add stock acknowledgement paragraphs that are required when excerpting and reusing text from POSIX standards per the agreement at * common/opengroup_manpage_acknowledgement.texi, common/opengroup_preface_acknowledgement.texi: New files.
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+@c COPYRIGHT (c) 1988-2002.
+@c On-Line Applications Research Corporation (OAR).
+@c All rights reserved.
+@c $Id$
+@c The RTEMS Project has been granted permission from The Open Group
+@c IEEE to excerpt and use portions of the POSIX standards documents
+@c in the RTEMS POSIX API User's Guide and RTEMS Shell User's Guide.
+@c We have to include a specific acknowledgement paragraph in these
+@c documents (e.g. preface or copyright page) and another slightly
+@c different paragraph for each manual page that excerpts and uses
+@c text from the standards.
+@c This file should help ensure that the paragraphs are consistent
+@c and not duplicated
+The Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, Inc and The
+Open Group, have given us permission to reprint portions of their
+Portions of this text are reprinted and reproduced in electronic
+form from IEEE Std 1003.1, 2004 Edition, Standard for Information
+Technology — Operating System Interface (POSIX), The Open
+Group Base Specifications Issue 6, Copyright © 2001-2004 by the
+Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, Inc and The
+Open Group. In the event of any discrepancy between this version
+and the original IEEE and The Open Group Standard, the original
+IEEE and The Open Group Standard is the referee document. The
+original Standard can be obtained online at
+This notice shall appear on any product containing this material.
+@end quotation