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Re: Clarification regarding PHP License and DFSG status

Florian Weimer <fw@deneb.enyo.de> writes:

> * Matthew Palmer:
>> On Wed, Nov 23, 2005 at 03:08:24PM +0100, Florian Weimer wrote:
>>> * MJ Ray:
>>> > Do you think that this licence does not require a developer
>>> > of a modified package (other than PHP) to lie by saying
>>> > "This product includes PHP software"?
>>> Perhaps the PHP folks subscribe to the view that PHP scripts are
>>> derivative works of PHP.
>> Ye ghods, I'd hope not.  That would be similar to believing that this
>> message is a derivative of the English Grammar manual I read in school.
> Or that all non-trivial Emacs Lisp code must be licensed under the
> GPL.  This position is not *that* unusual...

Not being unusual doesn't make it sensible or correct.

Måns Rullgård

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