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Re: Manpages licensed under GFDL without the license text included



On Sun, 09 Jan 2005 16:53:25 +0100 Florian Weimer wrote:

> * Francesco Poli:
> 
> > On Sun, 09 Jan 2005 15:39:47 +0100 Florian Weimer wrote:
> >
> >> I think it's enough to add an additional notice stating that the
> >> named section is reproduced in the gfdl(7) manpage, incorporated by
> >> reference.
> >
> > I doubt that this would satisfy clause 4.H. of the G"F"DL:
> >
> >        H.     Include an unaltered copy of this License.
> >
> >
> > Note that it says /Include/, not /Accompany with/...
> 
> Nothing in the license says that the "Document" must be a single file
> (or a single piece of paper).

Yes, but what is the "Document" then, in the present case?
The whole collection of manpages on the system?

If you are going to argue this, I'm afraid that *all* of them will have
to be under compatible licenses... not something that I would like to
have as a target, when the G"F"DL is around  :-(


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