[Phpmyadmin-devel] Are we a non commercial entity

Michal Čihař michal at cihar.com
Sun Aug 25 14:10:49 CEST 2013


Dne Sat, 24 Aug 2013 19:21:25 +0200
Mohamed Ashraf <mohamed.ashraf.213 at gmail.com> napsal(a):

> I was looking at the licensing terms of a js charts library and it
> stated that is not free for commercial use. I wanted to use this
> library in the error reporting server because the nearest free and
> opensource counterpart is lacking. I was working with g.raphael.js [0]
> so as to not entangle myself in this matter of licensing but I found
> myself doing more and more just to do simple tasks such as having an
> axis on a bar chart. I wanted to see if it was possible to use
> highcharts [1] as a the javascript charting library. This is the link
> to the faq [2] where it explains non commercial use. I was asking if
> we fall under the non commercial category in the error reporting
> server.

I think it is okay to use it for error reporting server, but would not
be okay to include in phpMyAdmin. I would however still prefer to have
free solution and if there is an option to use jqPlot which we use in
phpMyAdmin itself...

	Michal Čihař | http://cihar.com | http://phpmyadmin.net
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