[Phpmyadmin-devel] license/copyright of error reporting server

Dieter Adriaenssens dieter.adriaenssens at gmail.com
Tue Jul 30 19:03:45 CEST 2013

Hi all,

The error reporting server is based on cakePHP which is licensed under
MIT license [0].
It is compatible with GPL, the license under which phpMyAdmin is licensed.

Under which license shall we license the code that is added to create
the error reporting server?
Both licensing under GPL or MIT is a possibility.
It makes sense to license under GPL because phpMyAdmin itself is
licensed under GPL.
But it might be easier to use the MIT license, especially for files
with mixed copyright (original cakePHP files being modified creating
the error reporting server).

BTW : Conservancy allows us to license under the MIT license.

Anyway, there should be a license file (LICENSE and/or COPYING) in the
root dir of error reporting server repo.
And the files added to create the error reporting server should
contain a header indicating the licensing info.

[0] http://opensource.org/licenses/mit-license.php

Kind regards,

Dieter Adriaenssens

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