Ref : Permission to use parts of FreeBSD documentation on My Website

Aryeh M. Friedman aryeh.friedman at
Thu Oct 18 04:12:40 PDT 2007

Giorgos Keramidas wrote:
> On 2007-10-17 17:31, "Aryeh M. Friedman" <aryeh.friedman at> wrote:
>> allen paul wrote:
>>> Thank you, That was the peice of information I was looking for.
>>> Sure, I will respect proper credits, and skip copyrighted
>>> information.  I might have been mistaken if I mistook BSD
>>> documentation as freely distributed information under GNU license.
>>> But, as long as I can post a few Kernel related excerpts, I think I
>>> am good.
>> In general your going to find BSD a more permissive license then GPL
>> (for sure less viral).  Contact me privately if you need a good
>> background references this as well other possible licensing options
>> you may have.
> ... or ask here, on the freebsd-questions mailing list.  There is no
> reason why a discussion about the way the BSD license works would be
> kept `private' in personal mailboxes :)

I was discussing some alternative to GPLand BSD licenses for his
project... I don't want to get accused of using -questions to "recruit"

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