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

Earnie Boyd earnie at users.sourceforge.net
Fri Sep 7 18:57:00 UTC 2007

Quoting ttw+drupal at cobbled.net:

> On 06.09-07:28, Earnie Boyd wrote:
> [ ... ]
>> So that's the reason why I need to go to MySql to get the PHP loadable
>> module that PHP no longer distributes!  PHP wants to be GPL free.
> i do not think it is precicesly a 'legal' reason but more the divergance
> in doctrines.  RMS' statement about not accepting people into a
> community because they choose not to join is the fundamental issue.
> freedoms cannot be given or taken away or chosen, they are rights of
> a free individual, all we can do as a society is choose to recognise
> them or not.  this is an issue that we should talk about forever
> because basically it is far more important than software.

RMS strives to have everyone in one community and has created a license 
that removes your rights to join other communities.

Earnie -- http://for-my-kids.com/
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