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Re: GPL as a license for documentation: What about derived works?

=?iso-8859-1?q?Frank_K=FCster?= <frank@debian.org> wrote:
> Would it be possible to create something like a reduced form of the GPL,
> with "program" replaced by "text", "object code" by "typeset form", and
> with all the executable-specific cruft rippeed off (or replaced)?

It would be possible (see GPL FAQ cited previously), but I think it's
superfluous because the GPL's definition of Program is flexible enough
to include documents. It's undesirable because GPL-doc would be
incompatible with GPL unless you make specific provision for a LGPL-style

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