Re: Clarification regarding PHP License and DFSG status
* Alexander Terekhov:
> On 11/25/05, Glenn Maynard <email@example.com> wrote:
>> "PHP scripts are derivative works of PHP" sounds like someone misinterpreted
>> the FSF's claims, and ended up believing that the source of a program is a
>> derivative work of its libraries. (That, unlike the FSF's claims, seems
> "Still a derivative work:
> * Distributing the source code of software which links to a library"
when that library is the only software to provide that interface
Still a bit bizarre, and I would prefer if the FSF didn't enforce
their copyright along these lines. Basically, this is an ex-cathedra
position back from the old days when people thought that the most
important piece of GNU software was GNU readline.