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

Marc Delisle marc at infomarc.info
Wed Jul 31 12:53:36 CEST 2013

Le 2013-07-30 13:03, Dieter Adriaenssens a écrit :
> 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

When must we decide about this? Can it wait until the team meeting?

Marc Delisle

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