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Re: PHPNuke license

David Turner <novalis@gnu.org> writes:

> On Fri, 2003-02-28 at 18:34, Henning Makholm wrote:
> > Scripsit David Turner <novalis@novalis.org>
> > > On Fri, 2003-02-28 at 17:16, Henning Makholm wrote:

> > > FooWebProg is Copyright 2003, <a href="/2c.html">Freddy Bloggs and
> > > others</a>. There's no warranty.  You can redistribute the program under
> > > the terms of <a href="/gpl.html">the GNU GPL version 2</a>.
> > 
> > But he only can if he has it. Does this mean that the proprietor of
> > the website must offer the server-side parts of the software for
> > download, too? (Because the client-side scripts in the page that is
> > served may be compiled from bits and pieces that are separate on the
> > serverside, such that the page served is not the preferred form for
> > making modifications to the scripts).
> Web pages are also not object or executable forms, and therefore not
> covered by section 3.

They are an object form.  The page transmitted by PHP-nuke is not the
preferred form for modification (which has the PHP code embedded
within it), and so not source.  It is produced by mechanical
transformation fromt he source, and so quite reasonably an object


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