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  1. There is no guarantee that the code samples on this site work. Use them at your own risk. Naturally I try to make sure that they work properly, but there is always the risk of typos or incomplete testing of the code. By using the examples, you agree not to hold me liable for any damage caused by their use or misuse.
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