> > Actually, that's a good question. We've had the regular go-arounds on
> > HACKERs regarding code licensing (short answer: it'll stay BSD for the
> > forseeable future), but never discussed documentation licenses. It
> > sort of came up when Bruce's book came out, but not much was said.
> The conclusion was that the docs are licensed under the same license as
> the source code (simply: do whatever you want, but preserve the
> BSD-style copyright notice available with the source code).
> afaict, that actually did not happen for Bruce's book (no copyright
> notices other than Addison Wesley). But presumably A-W will not try to
> push their apparent copyright on our docs ;)
That is a good point. My book clearly states the man pages are from the
PostgreSQL documentation, but doesn't mention the license applies to
those pages. I will address this with AW on the next printing.
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