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Re: GFDL and man pages

On Tue, Jul 15, 2003 at 07:02:18AM -0600, Hans Fugal wrote:

> > It would be clear, if this were the GNU Free Manpage License.  The FSF
> > makes a claim I know I've heard here before: that there is no
> > one-to-one mapping from files to works.  They'd presumably
> > consider all the manpages in the csound package to be a single work,
> > and have each refer to a central gfdl(8) page.
> Indeed, the manpages for gcc and friends seem to do just this. (see
> gcc(1), cpp(1), gfdl(7gcc), etc.)

If you convert any sufficiently large Texinfo source file to Info format
(or to HTML), multiple files are the result, so the FSF interpretation
clearly makes sense when you user their tools. 8-)

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