Subject: Re: mysql
From: John Cowan <>
Date: Fri, 21 Nov 2003 20:31:00 -0500

Rodrigo Barbosa scripsit:

> Now, a question for the lawyer in the list: if I use a GPL'd documentation
> (example: describing an API) to create a software, must my software also
> be licensed undes the GPL ?

IANAL, but the license of documentation has nothing to do with the
license of the software described by it, unless the software incorporates
non-trivial parts of the documentation.


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