Re: PHPNuke license
On Fri, Feb 28, 2003 at 02:51:18PM -0600, Steve Langasek wrote:
> On Fri, Feb 28, 2003 at 03:18:12PM -0500, Simon Law wrote:
> > What I really mean here is for the maintainer to ask the
> > PHP-Nuke author to actually relicense their software such that their
> > intentions are expressed in the license. Since it is fairly obvious
> > that he is not using the GNU GPL correctly, he probably wants to use
> > something else.
> > Of course, if he has accepted patches from people licensed under
> > the GNU GPL, then he's in a deeper uh... legal quagmire.
> This would require the PHP-Nuke author to accept patches. Let us say
> that the author in question is somewhat... notorious.
> See Google for accounts of the 'postnuke' fork (also available in
PHP-Nuke appears to have forked off of Thatware, so unless
Francisco has exorcised that code... And it appears that he had
contributions from others.
It sounds like it would take much effort to get its license into
a decent state.