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Re: Rewriting GFDL docs - where to start from?

* John Hasler:

>> What is this license? Where can it be found? Is it also problematic with
>> respect to GPL-compatibility?
> On my Woody system I have an Emacs manual that contains this:
>    This is the thirteenth edition of the `GNU Emacs Manual', updated for
>    Emacs version 20.7.
>    ...
>    ...
>    Permission is granted to copy and distribute modified versions of this
>    manual under the conditions for verbatim copying, provided also that the
>    sections entitled "The GNU Manifesto", "Distribution" and "GNU General
>    Public License" are included exactly as in the original, and provided
>    that the entire resulting derived work is distributed under the terms of
>    a permission notice identical to this one.

Even the Emacs 18 manual contained a similar permission notice
(i.e. WITH invariant sections).

I'm not sure what the copyright status of the XEmacs manual is,

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