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The documents and data are made available under a CC-BY 4.0 International license, unless otherwise specified, and Software are made available under the MIT license.
The license text listed below (describing both CC-BY 4.0 International and MIT licenses as well as their usage in The Research Software Alliance) is re-used under a CC-BY license from The Carpentries community materials. (Specifically from the R novice gapminder).
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