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Re: License for Extracted API Documentation



On Sat, 2007-08-18 at 14:28 -0700, Toshio Kuratomi wrote:
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> If a package has API Documentation extracted from source via doxygen,
> gtk-doc, or similar, can the documentation have a separate license from
> the code-source?  In the particular case I'm looking at (qof) the source
> is currently under the GPLv2+ and the doxygen main page lists GFDL as
> the license for the documentation.  The code in question has multiple
> contributors but I don't know whether the inline documentation was all
> created by a single person (who could dual license) or not.  I can ask
> if that's important but would like to understand whether I need to or
> not first.

GFDL and GPL are compatible licenses, so I'm going to say this is ok.

~spot


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