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Re: PHP-Nuke License Conclusion?

On Wed, May 07, 2003 at 04:53:03PM +0200, Henning Makholm wrote:

> > This point should probably be clarified.  The reason PHP-Nuke was
> > regarded as non-DFSG-free was because the author's additional
> > restriction created, in our opinion, a license that was impossible to
> > satisfy.

> I thought that the reason was that the combined license is simply not
> free, even if one interprets it in a self-consistent way.

> > Debian interprets "this License" and "herein" to mean the conditions of
> > the GNU GPL expressed in its text; no more and no less.

> s/Debian/Branden Robinson/

Quite.  I don't believe there was any consensus that the license was
inconsistent, just that it was a) non-free, and b) not compatible with
other GPL software.

Steve Langasek
postmodern programmer

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