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Re: DFSG4 and combined works

On Fri, Feb 10, 2006 at 02:30:43PM -0800, Thomas Bushnell BSG wrote:
> Anton Zinoviev <anton@lml.bas.bg> writes:
> > On Fri, Feb 10, 2006 at 11:55:11AM -0800, Thomas Bushnell BSG wrote:
> >> 
> >> But that isn't my point.  My point is that you can't include the
> >> GFDL'd material in any free program.  (Or, by doing so, you render the
> >> program non-free.)  This is not controversial; even the FSF agrees.
> >
> > This won't be true if you use dual licensing.  I showed one way to
> > achieve this in http://lists.debian.org/debian-vote/2006/02/msg00472.html
> However, the resulting program is *not* a free program!
> I cannot include GFDL'd text in a BSD-licensed program without
> *changing the license to require the GFDL's terms*.  

I suppose we are talking about different things.  Notice that the
procedure I proposed places all pieces taken from the manual inside
comments.  The binary of GDB doesn't depend on the comments and thats
why you can choose the BSD license for it.

Anton Zinoviev

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