Re: Clarification regarding PHP License and DFSG status
Charles Fry wrote:
> The one big thing that everyone in this thread has missed is that we are
> trying to establish the utility of this licence to software explicitely
> distributed by the PHP Group at php.net in Pear or Pecl.
Is all that software also written/copyrighted by the PHP Group?
Also, what happens if someone wants to take a package and
distribute it, individually, to someone else? He needs a license
for that. And if that license says:
> > > 6. Redistributions of any form whatsoever must retain the following
> > > acknowledgment:
> > > "This product includes PHP software, freely available from
> > > <http://www.php.net/software/>".
then he's forced to lie if he just distributes the one package.
Arnoud Engelfriet, Dutch & European patent attorney - Speaking only for myself
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