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Cop-e-boox is open-source and freely available to copy, modify and distribute. The stylesheets are a customisation based on the DocBook 5.0 XML stylesheets, which are copyright of the authors:

Copyright (C) 1999-2007 Norman Walsh
Copyright (C) 2003 Jirka Kosek
Copyright (C) 2004-2007 Steve Ball
Copyright (C) 2005-2008 The DocBook Project.

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Xmplar would like to thank Bob Stayton for debugging parts of the stylesheets and for providing invaluable assistance with solutions on numerous occasions through the docbook-apps mailing list. Other "XML gurus" who lurk on the OASIS docbook-apps mailing list are also acknowledged for providing assistance with workaround solutions.