[development] Modules that integrate non-GPL PHP apps violate the GPL.
jpetso at gmx.at
Sun Sep 2 12:30:09 UTC 2007
On Friday, 31. August 2007, Laura Scott wrote:
> On Aug 31, 2007, at 6:05 AM, Thomas Barregren wrote:
> > So, to solve the problem that the licensing of Drupal currently
> > force us to "dumbing down" or "bypassing of established application
> > methodologies", I suggest that the Drupal licensing is supplemented
> > with an exception for module developers linking through hooks.
> All we need to do is track down everyone who has contributed code to
> the Drupal project and get their okay, right?
These, by the way, are exactly that kind of case where a proper copyright
header would help enormously. You know, the kind of copyright header that is
not used at all in standard Drupal code. Like proposed in the GPL's appendix,
Can we please start adding such copyright headers *now*?
The later those are added, the more inaccurate they will be.
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