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

Ben Ramsey ben at benramsey.com
Wed Mar 18 17:14:17 UTC 2020

> On Mar 18, 2020, at 11:11, Brendan Hickey <brendan.m.hickey at gmail.com> wrote:
> Ben,
> One radical idea you might consider is upgrading the license out of existence. You could exercise clause 5 and revise it as the PHP License 3.02, being identical to the BSD-3 license. A clever lawyer probably knows the best way to do this.
> Other projects get on without the naming clause or seemingly redundant attribution clause.

Thanks for the recommendation, and this might be a step we take in the future. For now, we’re trying to get legacy approval of the existing license sorted out, since it’s been in use for over 14 years, without officially being listed as an OSI-approved license.


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