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Re: Bug#506609: axyl: code copy of Xinha ships the ImageManager plugin released under the PHP 2.02 licence

severity 506609 serious

MJ Ray wrote:

> Raphael Geissert <atomo64@gmail.com> wrote:
>> -legal: can a final concensus be reached on whether this licence is
>> DFSG-free?
> I'm happy to support
> http://lists.debian.org/debian-legal/2005/08/msg00128.html

Ok, bumping up the severity.

> To summarise:-
> - unacceptable name approval restrictions for anything except PHP
> (DFSG 4);
> - general non-applicability and false statements for anything other
> than PHP Group works.
> Furthermore, the licence is generally vague and ambiguous and open to
> various interpretations.  It's disappointing it remains unfixed.

Another discussion with some of the php folks may help (adding an entry on my
todo list).

> Regards,

Raphael Geissert - Debian Maintainer
www.debian.org - get.debian.net

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