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

Earnie Boyd earnie at users.sourceforge.net
Fri Aug 31 22:15:54 UTC 2007

Quoting Jeff Eaton <jeff at viapositiva.net>:

> *** If you can, at any point, call debug_backtrace() and see BOTH  
> drupal functions AND functions from a non-GPL-compatible piece of  
> software, the terms of the GPL are being violated. ***

Then any project that uses PHP and claims to be GPL is violating the 
terms of the GPL as a rule of thumb.  PHP isn't GPL licensed[1] and its 
functions are viewable in a debug_backtrace().

[1] http://www.php.net/license/3_01.txt


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