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Re: Sources licensed under PHP License and not being PHP are not distributable

On 07/08/2014 02:19 AM, Paul Tagliamonte wrote:
> On Mon, Jul 07, 2014 at 11:16:37PM +0800, Thomas Goirand wrote:
>> Unless I'm mistaking, there's no sign that the PHP license prevents
>> derivative work (even under a different license for your patch, if you
>> feel like it).
> It's my reading that this is the case if you rename your project to not
> contain PHP (if it does), which would otherwise be violation of the license.
> /
> |  4. Products derived from this software may not be called "PHP", nor
> |     may "PHP" appear in their name, without prior written permission
> |     from group@php.net.  You may indicate that your software works in
> |     conjunction with PHP by saying "Foo for PHP" instead of calling
> |     it "PHP Foo" or "phpfoo"
> \

Yes. The only restriction is to not use php-* for derivative packages.
That's very close to what we have with Firefox^WIceweasel. Maybe we
shouldn't have named all of our PEAR package php-*, but pear-* at least,
to avoid the issue. Though I'm not going to be the one working on all
the renaming ... :/


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