Re: PHPNuke license
Scripsit Nick Phillips <firstname.lastname@example.org>
> I believe you are mistaken; it is quite possible to include the GPL verbatim
> along with extra restrictions if you state that the license you are releasing
> your code under is the GPL (and include it) as modified by the following
> restrictions (and list them), which take precendence over the GPL where the
> two conflict.
Agreed. In particular, in such a hybrid licence, the word "this
License" in the GPL text would naturally be taken to refer to the
entire hybrid rather than just to the GPL.
> To attempt to coerce upstreams into modifications of their intended licenses
> by pretending otherwise is, IMHO, deceitful, immoral & hypocritical.
I concur. (Bad things do happen if the licensor thinks that such a
license is compatible with pure GPL in either directions, though).
Henning Makholm "*Vi vil ha wienerbrød!*"