[development] Modules that integrate non-GPL PHP apps violate the GPL.
gerhard at killesreiter.de
Sun Sep 9 18:10:12 UTC 2007
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mark burdett schrieb:
> Here's the FAQ, by the Software Freedom Law Center, on why you can
> distribute CiviCRM (AGPL licensed, incompatible with GPL v2) as part
> of a GPL-licensed piece of software (e.g. drupal+civicrm distribution
> like civicspace was): http://civicrm.org/node/166
> Can I distribute CiviCRM as part of a GPL-licensed piece of software? How does that work?
> Yes, so long as CiviCRM is a separate and independent program from the GPL-licensed software. You cannot combine code licensed under both licenses into a single program and then redistribute that combination because the AGPL and the current version of the GPL are incompatible.
The problem is that it is disputed that CiviCRM would be an independent
programm when using civicrm.module to hook into Drupal.
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