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RO-Crate Metadata Specification 1.1

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This specification is Copyright 2017-2023 University of Technology Sydney, The University of Manchester UK and the RO-Crate contributors.

Licensed under the Apache License, Version 2.0 (the “License”); you may not use this file except in compliance with the License. You may obtain a copy of the License at

Unless required by applicable law or agreed to in writing, software distributed under the License is distributed on an “AS IS” BASIS, WITHOUT WARRANTIES OR CONDITIONS OF ANY KIND, either express or implied. See the License for the specific language governing permissions and limitations under the License.

Note: The RO-Crate JSON-LD context and JSON-LD examples within this specification are distributed under CC0 1.0 Universal (CC0 1.0) Public Domain Dedication.

The key words MUST, MUST NOT, REQUIRED, SHALL, SHALL NOT, SHOULD, SHOULD NOT, RECOMMENDED, MAY, and OPTIONAL in this document are to be interpreted as described in RFC 2119.