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Re: Function for quoting Emacs manual sections?

From: Eli Zaretskii
Subject: Re: Function for quoting Emacs manual sections?
Date: Sun, 19 Dec 2010 07:33:06 -0500

> From: David Kastrup <address@hidden>
> Date: Sun, 19 Dec 2010 09:33:31 +0100
> in the past, when giving people advice about Emacs on Emacs-related
> mailing lists, I have frequently quoted passages of the Emacs manual (in
> formatted form).  I have just now bothered to check its license again,
> and clearly I violated pretty much all provisions of the GFDL while
> doing so.
> Since giving advice in mail or Usenet groups is a frequent occurence,
> could we have a ready-built function that inserts all relevant copyright
> notices, lists of invariant sections and other things required by the
> GFDL around quotes of manual text?

Richard, is it indeed required for short quotations from the manual to
have all this stuff included?  That sounds excessive.

Maybe I'm missing something, but I see no part in GFDL that speaks
specifically about such email quotations.

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