Re: PHPNuke license
On Mon, Mar 03, 2003 at 06:06:58PM -0500, David Turner wrote:
> A program in the middle of a pipeline never directly accepts input from
> the user, nor does it output direcly to the user.
Therefore it is not interactive.
PHPNuks is just that program. Its pipeline looks like:
web browser -> client network layer -> server network layer -> apache
-> mod_php4 -> phpnuke -> apache -> server network layer ->
client network layer -> web browser
> How does this sound for an interpretation of interactive in shell
> scripts: "A program is running interactively if stdin and stdout are
> ttys." This should prevent most of the spam effect, right?
Not if something is being called 200 times in a while loop that doesn't