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Re: PHPNuke license

Scripsit Nick Phillips <nwp@nz.lemon-computing.com>

> 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!*"

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