[development] Modules that integrate non-GPL PHP apps violate the GPL.
pwolanin at gmail.com
Sun Sep 9 17:23:49 UTC 2007
Ok - enough talk - in Drupal things should be solved with patches ;-)
Here's a patch to at least add the standard copyright statement from
GPL 2.0 to the Drupal HEAD index.php file. right now since none of
the source files have such a notice to even make it clear that they
are GPl licensed:
On 9/9/07, Peter Wolanin <pwolanin at gmail.com> wrote:
> 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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