Re: Sources licensed under PHP License and not being PHP are not distributable
- To: firstname.lastname@example.org
- Subject: Re: Sources licensed under PHP License and not being PHP are not distributable
- From: Matthias Urlichs <email@example.com>
- Date: Tue, 1 Jul 2014 10:01:06 +0200
- Message-id: <[🔎] 20140701080106.GN27052@smurf.noris.de>
- In-reply-to: <20140630215346.GB23793@virgil.dodds.net>
- References: <20140626154710.GB11752@virgil.dodds.net> <20140626172605.GA24524@bongo.bofh.it> <20140626175434.GB3076@virgil.dodds.net> <20140626181703.GH27052@smurf.noris.de> <firstname.lastname@example.org> <20140626235411.GA19522@bongo.bofh.it> <email@example.com> <20140630213903.GA23793@virgil.dodds.net> <firstname.lastname@example.org> <20140630215346.GB23793@virgil.dodds.net>
> And yes, there are PHP extensions that are not distributable in binary form
> because of this license. But relicensing *the extension* changes nothing
> about this, they are *still* not redistributable as part of Debian because
> they're linking GPL code into PHP which is and will remain GPL-incompatible.
Right, but this is about the strange way some people apply the PHP license
in general, not GPL violations by specific extensions.
Please stay somewhat on topic here.
-- Matthias Urlichs