[development] The OSI Artist License compatibility with GPL

Thomas Barregren thomas at webbredaktoren.se
Mon Sep 10 16:51:55 UTC 2007

Earl Miles skrev:
> Greg Knaddison - GVS wrote:
>> On 9/9/07, Jeff Beeman <doogieb at gmail.com> wrote:
>>> Does anyone see any reason why something licensed with the OSI Artistic
>>> License
>>> (http://www.opensource.org/licenses/artistic-license.php)
>>> can't be distributed in a GPL'd Drupal module?
>> See also http://drupal.org/node/66113
>> "Why drupal.org doesn't host GPL-"compatible" code"
> I believe that applies to code, not art.

The Artistic License was written by Larry Wall and is used by Perl and CPAN.

The "art" referenced in the license name is probably a homage to Donald 

Best regards,

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