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To request your free IntelliJ IDEA license, simply send an e-mail request
from your e-mail account at apache.org to Ilya Dumov
You'll receive a reply at your apache.org address with a link to a web
page where you can confirm your details. After your confirmation, you'll
receive your license key by e-mail within 2 business days.
That's it! We look forward to your participation in our Open Source
initiative and thank you for your interest in IntelliJ IDEA.
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