Re: [PHP-DEV] OSI approval for PHP 3.01 license

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March 10, 2020 14:33 ben@benramsey.com (Ben Ramsey)
> On Mar 10, 2020, at 09:11, Johannes Schlüter <johannes@schlueters.de> wrote: > > On Wed, 2020-03-04 at 10:33 +0100, Andreas Heigl wrote: >> Does anyone here remember why the changes to the license where done >> in >> the first place? The commit was done on the 1st of Jan. 2006 (at >> least >> according to >> > https://github.com/php/php-src/commit/56567d31b331d3ab7814b36867579116eb14da86#diff-9879d6db96fd29134fc802214163b95a >> ) >> and I couldn't find that commit on svn.php.net any more to have more >> information on it... >> >> Insight would be highly appreciated ;-) >> > > > My memory could fail me, but I believe there were debates coming from > Debian community around especially PECL extensions being Licensed under > PHP Licens 3.0 and the wording being sub-optimal. The new wording (and > website link) should make it clear that PECL (and PEAR) is "PHP > Software" while not being "PHP". > > See this thread: https://news-web.php.net/php.pecl.dev/11927
Here’s a good post related to the Debian discussion: https://lwn.net/Articles/604630/ Cheers, Ben