PHPurple 0.1.0 pre-alpha is released

Anatoliy Belsky anatoliy at
Tue Mar 4 02:09:01 EST 2008


just 2 examples:

- you can't distribute it without to force some project to be GPL
	so, many projects which aren't GPL, will not be able to use it at all
- you can't just distribute binary and source, but restrict the reselling

ok, i'm just giving up to discuss this



On Tuesday 04 March 2008 01:23, Evan Schoenberg wrote:
> Anatoliy,
> Perhaps you could lend some clarity to this thread by explaining
> exactly what you are hoping to do with PHPurple that you feel can not
> be done within the terms of the GPL.
> Some examples things you can do, as I understand the GPL:
> 1. You can give it away.
> 2. You can sell it (but it must retain the GPL license - the recipient
> could resell it after you sold it to her)
> 3. You can sell support for it.
> 4. You can sell your services to implement it for a customer.
> 5. You can use it on a server without any requirements of source code
> distribution (which I personally think sucks, but that's how the GPL
> is).
> Some examples of things you can not do:
> 1. Relicense libpurple to be anything other than the GPL.
> 2. Distribute (for free or for compensation) some 'compiled' version
> (does that even exist for PHP?) without offering to deliver the source
> code and following through on that offer.
> -Evan
> On Mar 3, 2008, at 6:11 PM, Anatoliy Belsky wrote:
> > ok, you just telling me - I'm doing so, just because my father did,
> > and he has
> > done it so, because his father did ... is this something
> > progressive? does
> > this politic have a drop of the reality? but the law is the law ...
> > I've
> > nothing to say here ... if all the village is beating someone with
> > rocks, I
> > can do it .. too? I hope only, the times gonna be changed some
> > day ... you're
> > going from one extreme to another, I want to stay in the mean ...
> >
> > Regards

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