[Phpmyadmin-devel] legal concerns about external libraries

Marc Delisle marc at infomarc.info
Thu Aug 4 20:45:51 CEST 2011

Michal Čihař a écrit :
> Hi
> Dne Wed, 03 Aug 2011 07:45:53 -0400
> Marc Delisle <marc at infomarc.info> napsal(a):
>> in this old message from June 2004
>> https://sourceforge.net/mailarchive/forum.php?thread_name=20040608142911.GA10581%40ns.liten.cz&forum_name=phpmyadmin-devel
>> you mention that you added MS Excel export with PEAR 
>> Spreadsheet_Excel_Writer.
> Yes, it was completely different code compared to current one and it did
> require setup from user (it required temporary dir to construct files).
>> Then Garvin Hicking replied "it's a good benefit".
>> We could ask the phpmyadmin-users list about use cases.
> For whatever feature, you will always find at least one user :-).

True but for a feature that has been in the code since 2004, the base of 
  persons using it has had the time to grow. Especially when we're 
talking about a product as popular as MS Excel.

Marc Delisle

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