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    SMF copyright

    Under the new BSD... SM: you can legally remove SMF copyright. Doing so.. you will loose smf support however you can.

    FYI to the know everything folks.

    I am trying to figure out how this can be done. Any help would be great.

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    I don't think you can:

    BSD License (SMF 2.0+)

    Copyright 2011 Simple Machines. All rights reserved.

    Developed by: Simple Machines Forum Project
    Simple Machines

    Redistribution and use in source and binary forms, with or without modification, are permitted provided that the following conditions are met:

    1. Redistributions of source code must retain the above copyright notice, this list of conditions and the following disclaimers.
    2. Redistributions in binary form must reproduce the above copyright notice, this list of conditions and the following disclaimers in the
      documentation and/or other materials provided with the distribution.
    3. Neither the names of Simple Machines Forum, Simple Machines, nor the names of its contributors may be used to endorse or promote products derived from this Software without specific prior written permission.

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    You can hide the version number, but not the copyright notice.
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