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

Raphael Geissert wrote:
> severity 506609 serious
> thanks
> 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).

This is all extremely interesting for future reference, however I have
requested that axyl be removed from the archive, so please don't do
any further investigation or work on this on axyl's account.
See Bug#506624 (and associated Bug#506623 for axyl-lucene)


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