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This is the README.txt file comes with the FreeMarker 2.3.19
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What is FreeMarker?
FreeMarker is a Java tool to generate text output based on templates.
It is designed to be practical as a template engine to generate web
pages and particularly for servlet-based page production that follows
the MVC (Model View Controller) pattern. That is, you can separate the
work of Java programmers and website designers - Java programmers
needn't know how to design nice websites, and website designers needn't
know Java programming.
FreeMarker is licensed under a liberal BSD-style open source license.
This software is OSI Certified Open Source Software.
OSI Certified is a certification mark of the Open Source Initiative.
See LICENSE.txt for more details.
Documentation is available in the docs directory of this distribution;
open docs/index.html.
No real installation needed. Simply copy lib/freemarker.jar to a
location where your Java application's ClassLoader will find it. For
example, if you use FreeMarker in a web application, you probably want
to put freemarker.jar into the WEB-INF/lib directory of your web
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