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Re: GFDL/GPL Issue


Richard Kenner wrote:

>> However, if I changed the code, but did not regenerate the docs, and you
>> then picked up my changes, possibly made more of your own, and then
>> regenerated the docs, *you* would be in breach.  (Because my changes are
>> only available to you under the GPL; you do not have the right to
>> relicense my changes under the GFDL.)
> 
> Just to be clear, I don't believe that regenerating the docs itself would
> be a breach since NOTHING you do internally can be a GPL or GFDL breach).
> What would be a breach would be *distributing* those regenerated docs.

Indeed; I was too casual in my description.  Dave can regenerate the
docs, and even pass them around his company, but he can't distribute them.

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Mark Mitchell
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