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Re: Translation of the documentation

From: Peter Eisentraut <peter_e(at)gmx(dot)net>
To: Roberto Mello <rmello(at)cc(dot)usu(dot)edu>
Cc: <pgsql-docs(at)postgresql(dot)org>
Subject: Re: Translation of the documentation
Date: 2002-01-10 03:23:35
Message-ID: Pine.LNX.4.30.0201092207580.734-100000@peter.localdomain (view raw, whole thread or download thread mbox)
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Roberto Mello writes:

> What is the current license? BSD?

: Permission to use, copy, modify, and distribute this software and its
: documentation for any purpose, without fee, and without a written agreement
: is hereby granted, provided that the above copyright notice and this
: paragraph and the following two paragraphs appear in all copies.
: [...]

> Can this translation be put under something like the GFDL?

That depends on what the GFDL says in detail, and as long as you obey the
original license.  Personally I think the GFDL is very complicated and
unnecessary unless you're dead-sold on the GPL already.  Especially for
the PostgreSQL core we don't want to diverge from the existing licensing.

Peter Eisentraut   peter_e(at)gmx(dot)net

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