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Re: GFDL/GPL issues

On Wed, Aug 4, 2010 at 10:03 PM, Alfred M. Szmidt <> wrote:
> ? > I have read the thread in full, and I do not see the problem with
> ? > keeping that info in a seperate manual; GCC has so many options
> ? > for various architectures and systems that I think it makes
> ? > technical sense to have a "Invoking GCC" manual.
> ? And what about libstdc++ API docs, which are currently quite
> ? difficult to cross-reference with the libstdc++ manual, and cannot
> ? be included in it? ?The API docs come from C++ sources and the
> ? manual from docbook sources, so texinfo has nothing to do with it.
> For a API reference listing document, it would make more sense to
> license the work under the GPL, is that possible?
> There is no rule in the GNU project that all types of documentation
> must be licensed under the GFDL. ?Sometimes it makes sense, good
> examples are the gccint, gcc and the emacs manual, and sometimes it
> might not like for API reference listings.

I can't see how the GFDL "makes sense" for anything.


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