RE: GFDL in the kernel tree

From: Downing, Thomas (
Date: Mon Jun 16 2003 - 13:45:55 EST

-----Original Message-----
From: Richard B. Johnson []
> Can someone explain what a "GPL-compatible" license is?

IMBMSB is the GFDL the 'Gnu Free Documentation License'?
Has Gnu produced a doc license that is incompatible with GPL?
Looks like it...but I can understand the purpose behind the

Seems like GNU needs a simple doc license a la BSD doc license
to fill the gap between a formally published doc 'GFDL' and the
sort of stuff in the kernel tree 'BSDish'.
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