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

Peter Wolanin pwolanin at gmail.com
Sun Sep 9 15:55:05 UTC 2007


this text describes the copyright statement that *should* be in all
the source files.  As far as I can tell, since none of the files
actually specify the version of the license tht applies, we're in a
bit of a muddle.


On 9/9/07, Angela Byron <drupal-devel at webchick.net> wrote:
> On 9-Sep-07, at 10:42 AM, Karoly Negyesi wrote:
> >> IMO, you already have because of the "any future version" clause.
> >
> > Which can be found exactly where..? Drupal tarball is distributed
> > with the GPL v2, the contributions FAQ link to the GPL v2 and
> > however hard I seek I can't find a single mention of that.
> It's written in LICENSE.txt:
> "    This program is free software; you can redistribute it and/or
> modify
>      it under the terms of the GNU General Public License as
> published by
>      the Free Software Foundation; either version 2 of the License, or
>      (at your option) ***any later version***.
> "

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