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Re: PHP non-free or wrongly named?

Henning Makholm <henning@makholm.net> wrote:
> [...] However, conventionally, "may not do foo" is supposed
> to be parsed as (a) whereas "must not do foo" is usually parsed
> analogously to (b) - which makes them actually mean the same in
> natural English.

Which convention specified that change in meaning for "may"?

> But it is not our modus operandi to consider something to be *free*
> based on such a reading that clearly diverges from what the author
> actually did mean.

Would you please forward the explanation you appear to have
received from the PHP licence author?


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