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

Pamela Chestek pamela at chesteklegal.com
Sun Mar 8 18:09:15 UTC 2020

On 3/5/20 2:08 PM, Richard Fontana wrote:

> Does this mean that any author of a PHP extension using the PHP
> license -- or indeed some software completely unrelated to PHP using
> the PHP license -- can treat a trademark use of PHP as a breach of the
> license, and is that appropriate, compared to the situation that I
> think was contemplated by such licenses where the licensor is also
> presumably the trademark owner?

This is a pretty hypothetical concern. I suspect that anyone not PHP 
would change the reference to "PHP" to their own trademark.


Pamela S. Chestek
Chestek Legal
PO Box 2492
Raleigh, NC 27602
pamela at chesteklegal.com

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