From: Michael Still <email@example.com>
To: Alan Cox <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Cc: Sam Ravnborg <email@example.com>,
Linus Torvalds <firstname.lastname@example.org>,
Linux Kernel Mailing List <email@example.com>,
Andries Brouwer <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Subject: Re: [PATCH] docbook: Added support for generating man files
Date: Sat, 19 Jul 2003 08:36:27 +1000 [thread overview]
Message-ID: <Pine.LNX.email@example.com> (raw)
On 18 Jul 2003, Alan Cox wrote:
thanks to Sam, Andries and yourself for showing an interest in the patch.
> On Gwe, 2003-07-18 at 22:23, Sam Ravnborg wrote:
> > Hi Linus - please apply. Only docbook relevant changes [with patch this time].
> > Originally by Michael Still <firstname.lastname@example.org>
> > This patch adds two new targets to the docbook makefile -- mandocs, and
> IS there any chance it could incorporate the GPL by a slightly smaller
> reference or even a link for the HTML one, it looks great except that
> 90% of the manual page is a GPL each time 8)
Well, the only part which comes from this patch is:
If you have comments on the formatting of this manpage, then please contact
Michael Still (mikal\@stillhq.com).
This documentation was generated with kernel version $ARGV.
I can shorten this if people would like.
The GPL bit people have commented on is actually extracted from the front
matter of the SGML file being converted inside
<legalnotice></legalnotice>. Therefore, if the SGML kerneldoc output we
already have includes the GPL, then so does the man page. I have not
imposed new license conditions on the documentation.
If people are comfortable with dropping the legal notice, or perhaps
inserting a line saying "refer to file X for the license on this
documentation", then I'll do that and send a new patch.
Michael Still (email@example.com) | Stage 1: Steal underpants
http://www.stillhq.com | Stage 2: ????
UTC + 10 | Stage 3: Profit
next prev parent reply other threads:[~2003-07-18 22:23 UTC|newest]
Thread overview: 9+ messages / expand[flat|nested] mbox.gz Atom feed top
2003-07-18 20:48 [PATCH] docbook: Added support for generating man files Sam Ravnborg
2003-07-18 21:23 ` Sam Ravnborg
2003-07-18 21:54 ` Alan Cox
2003-07-18 22:36 ` Michael Still [this message]
2003-07-18 22:48 ` Andries Brouwer
2003-07-19 2:47 ` Michael Still
2003-07-19 7:19 ` Andries Brouwer
2003-07-19 7:25 ` Michael Still
2003-07-19 7:40 ` Sam Ravnborg
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