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Bug #67142 Please change license (move away from PHP license)
Submitted: 2014-04-28 12:16 UTC Modified: 2014-04-28 16:00 UTC
From: math dot parent at gmail dot com Assigned:
Status: Not a bug Package: idn (PECL)
PHP Version: Irrelevant OS:
Private report: No CVE-ID: None
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 [2014-04-28 12:16 UTC] math dot parent at gmail dot com
Description:
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Current license is "PHP". This license can't be used by anything but PHP itself.

Can you change the license to something else (Expat is a good candidate, or BSD-2-clause)?

Regards

More info:
- https://ftp-master.debian.org/REJECT-FAQ.html (#3)
- Expat: http://www.jclark.com/xml/copying.txt
- http://spdx.org/licenses/BSD-2-Clause


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 [2014-04-28 12:34 UTC] johannes@php.net
-Status: Open +Status: Not a bug
 [2014-04-28 12:34 UTC] johannes@php.net
a) The PHP License can be used by "PHP software, freely available from <http://www.php.net/software/>" (clause 6), where PHP Software is not "PHP" or "the PHP Interpreter" but also PECL extensions (see Link from the clause)

b) This module is made redundant by functionality in the bundled ICU extension, as such there most likely won't be a new release.
 [2014-04-28 16:00 UTC] math dot parent at gmail dot com
Didn't knew about b).

So now, I don't care about a).

Regards
 
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