PHPurple 0.1.0 pre-alpha is released

Anatoliy Belsky anatoliy at
Mon Mar 3 12:18:32 EST 2008

yeah, now i know ... i must fall back to gpl ... hm ... ok ... this is what i 
wanted to avoid ... because then the binding isn't so welcome, as if it would 
be with that art of the bsd license

On Monday 03 March 2008 08:32, Sascha Vogt wrote:
> Hi,
> Anatoliy Belsky schrieb:
> > yeah, I'm only the one, who writes this binding ... and I have nothing
> > agains GPL, quite the contrary. I don't making any closed source (please
> > read my lisence text), I simply want to make the binding as easy of
> > access as possible. hm .. i'm confused ... why if the bsd license is gpl
> > compatible, i can't use it?
> OK, first of all, there are many different "BSD"-licenses, so you should
> make clear to which one you are refering.
> Second I recommend to read [0], and check whether your license is listed
> there. And in the short paragraph describing each license you will find
> a statement about the compatibility with the GPL.
> >>> ... hm ... I'm human ... this binding costs for me 4 month of my life
> >>> .......: if someone will tell me, the license is important and
> >>> therefore ... i can't compensate the development time ... my time ...
> >>> ok ... i can't .... hm ... ok ...  I've learned a lot ... but the
> >>> opensource comunity will lose a donative member ... definitely ... and
> >>> I wan't this ... please give me a chance .... what the sentence must
> >>> into the license ?
> I'm not sure, I understand you correctly, but refering to your last
> "sentence" (I usually end them with one point, not three ;): it is not
> about just a sentence to be included, but about a license being
> compatible "in spirit".
> The main difference between BSD-style licenses and GPL-style is, that
> BSD allows you to do whatever you want (copyleft). Therefore you can
> take the code, modify it and then sell it without releasing the source
> code.
> This is in contrast to GPL, where you are forced to release the source
> code of whatever you change to to original code. Note: you only have to
> release it to your customers, so as long as you're developing for
> yourself (see meebo), you are free to do whatever you want.
> Greetings
> -Sascha-
> [0]

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