[development] Modules that integrate non-GPL PHP apps violate theGPL.

Boris Mann boris at bryght.com
Thu Aug 30 19:29:26 UTC 2007

On 8/30/07, Gerhard Killesreiter <gerhard at killesreiter.de> wrote:

> >> its purpose is to make a single
> >> unit of software out of those parts.
> >
> > Don't agree. The purpose is to loosely couple two separate pieces of
> > code (for licensing, code maintenance, or 1000s of other reasons). Do
> > you want me to put a web services interface in between just to jump
> > through hoops?
> YES!!!!1
> [x] SEND PIX!!!^1

As you know, I'm totally in favor of GPL everywhere....I just see it
as unnecessary hoop jumping because of this IMHO arbitrary shared
address space business. basically, I just don't have enough time to
re-write *everything* as GPL :P

In any case....it's really more of an FYI....if people stick stuff in
Drupal CVS, it's GPL'd. What this causes after the fact is not our

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