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Re: The debate on Invariant sections (long)



On Sun, May 18, 2003 at 04:56:17PM -0400, Nathanael Nerode wrote:
> >When some popular enough software becomes non-free, there is very often
> >a free fork which gets maintained. If that happens to some non-free
> >documentation as well, that's fine, but I don't think you will find 
> >many volunteers to do that.
> 
> I'd do it for GCC.  Unfortunately, there's no clearly free version of 
> the manual which is even remotely recent, so I'd actually have to write 
> it from scratch, which I'm not up to doing.
> 
> Actually... given that several GCC contributors aren't happy with the 
> GFDL and invariant sections, maybe we could add up all the parts *we* 
> contributed (since the copyright assignment agreement still gives us the 
> right to use our own works) and see what it adds up to.

I wholeheartedly encourage you in this endeavor.  Please let me know if
there is anything I can do to help.

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