[License-review] Request for Legacy Approval of PHP License 3.01

Ben Ramsey ben at benramsey.com
Fri Mar 6 03:23:40 UTC 2020

> On Mar 5, 2020, at 21:18, Russell Nelson <nelson at crynwr.com> wrote:
> On 3/5/20 5:36 PM, Ben Ramsey wrote:
>> I think everyone is raising good points and questions about the text of the license. I don’t think we should stop discussing these issues, but are they important to the extent that they would block legacy approval of the license as-is? The existing 3.0 license is OSI-approved and has these same clauses.
>> If the answer is “yes, these issues could potentially block legacy approval,” then I’ll need to go back to the PHP internals team and discuss what that means for us and how we can fix it.
> They don't block legacy approval. It should be approved, and 3.00 should be deprecated by the PHP Group.

Thanks. As far as the PHP team are concerned, I think most (if not all) consider it deprecated as of 14 years ago.

If there’s anything the PHP Group needs to do to make that formal (e.g. a notice on the website, etc.), let me know, and I’ll communicate that and take care of it.


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