On 01/19/2011 07:42 AM, Paul W. Frields wrote:
As the FAQ
"4: I want to release my work under GPL version 3 or under GPL
2-only. Can I do so and host it on Drupal.org?
You can release your work under any GPL version 2 or later
license, however, you may only check it into Drupal's CVS
if you are releasing it under the same license as Drupal itself,
is, GPL version 2 or later. If you are unable or unwilling to do
do not check it into Drupal's CVS repository."
So if the module is carried in Drupal CVS, it *must* necessarily be
Sorry to drag up such an old post... I'm way behind in email
This caught my eye and I had to respond.
I'm no lawyer... however, doesn't the above quote from drupal make
the entire codebase non-free?
For all intents and purposes... drupal is saying "use this license
or get lost", which calls into question who really owns the code.
Is drupal effectively claiming ownership (and therefore licensing
rights) over all of the code in their repository?
Or is this kind of arm twisting allowed by supposedly "free"
Lyos Gemini Norezel
P.S.- Sorry Paul... forgot to use "reply list" instead of "reply".