PHPurple 0.1.0 pre-alpha is released

Sascha Vogt FunkyFish at
Tue Mar 4 03:39:13 EST 2008


Greg Hudson schrieb:
> On Mon, 2008-03-03 at 11:38 -0600, John Bailey wrote:
>> It is within the terms of the licensing to take 3-clause BSD licensed
>> code for a GPL project, but the only way GPL code can be taken to any
>> other project is for that project to be or to become GPL-licensed.  ANY
>> derivative of a GPL work must be GPL, and the use of any GPL code
>> requires the resulting code body to be GPL.  This is not a difficult
>> concept.
> Are you arguing that PHPurple source code is a derivative work of
> libpurple?
Is it not? If I look into purple.c (packed into 
phpurple-0.1.0-pre-alpha.tar.bz2, downloaded from, I can see a 
lot of libpurple includes. Therefore, from my understanding, it is 
clearly a derivative work.


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