[License-discuss] [FAQ] Is <some PHP program> Open Source?

Matthew Flaschen matthew.flaschen at gatech.edu
Fri Jan 25 08:21:57 UTC 2013

On 01/08/2013 10:43 PM, Engel Nyst wrote:
> On 1/7/13, Ben Reser <ben at reser.org> wrote:
>> On Mon, Jan 7, 2013 at 8:59 AM, Karl Fogel <kfogel at red-bean.com> wrote:
>>> What I meant was a specific rewording.  In other words, I'm inviting you
>>> to do the work you're inviting me to do :-).
>> I'll do it, it's a good point.
> Thank you for taking it into consideration, and I apologize for the
> slow follow-up.
> In case it helps in any way, I'd suggest:
> "You can see the PHP source code, so it's Open Source, right?"

That could be misleading, since "the PHP source code" could mean

How about:

"FooProgram is written in PHP, and I have the source code.  Does that
mean it's definitely open source?"

Matt Flaschen

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