license of the code in freebsd documantation

Giorgos Keramidas keramida at
Wed Mar 9 12:49:47 UTC 2011

2011/3/3 Kouichiro Iwao <meta at>:
> I'm writing a script based on the code in freebsd docs, and caring
> about the license of it. The original scripts are example 6 and 7 of
> the following page. How do I have to treat my code if I distribute it?
> I know freebsd docs is licensed under The FreeBSD Documantation
> License but don't know about codes in them.

Everything included in the FreeBSD documentation set is covered by the
license.  We don't have a special clause in the license for code that is
inline to the documentation.  Therefore, you can safely use this code
under the same terms as the documentation itself.

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