Re: Bug#183672: PHP-Nuke: copyright report
> Mark Rafn wrote:
> >Also, Debian should not distribute software whose author has given an
> >indication that he intends to retroactively change a license. It's under
> >question whether this is possible, but I don't want to be a test case.
On Tue, 11 Mar 2003, Hugo Espuny wrote:
> I have heard this in the thread before, but you have to help me with
> this one. From which part of copyright text you extract that?
You can't really take it from copyright text. I only mention it because
the author lists "change the license" as an action he might take, and it's
unclear what he means by that.
> BTW, as far as i remember, PHP-Nuke till 6.0 has not included the evil
> copyright addendum. So, until FB changes retroactively the copyright as
> you suggest he is thinking about, i suppose previous versions are GPL
> and DFSG compliant.
Technically so, but his comments seem to indicate that he thought it was a
requirement all along. If this is the case, we should honor his wishes by
not distributing the software.
Mark Rafn email@example.com <http://www.dagon.net/>