[php-maint] php-text-highlighter_0.7.0-1_i386.changes REJECTED

Thijs Kinkhorst thijs at debian.org
Sun Jan 6 10:40:22 UTC 2008

On Sunday 6 January 2008 11:14, Steve Langasek wrote:
> On Sun, Jan 06, 2008 at 10:57:39AM +0100, Thijs Kinkhorst wrote:
> > On Sunday 6 January 2008 10:49, Thijs Kinkhorst wrote:
> > > Still, some people think as PHP only as the programming language. One
> > > could, as in this case, also reason that PEAR is part of PHP in a broad
> > > sense of the word. It is afterall distributed by the PHP Group on their
> > > pear.php.net domain.
> >
> > Some further research seems to support this view. The licence refers to
> > "PHP software" with a link to php.net/software. There we find a list of
> > four "PHP software projects", one of which is PEAR.
> PEAR is a repository; not all (or even most) of the software distributed
> via PEAR is a product of the PHP group.  I don't think it's reasonable to
> claim that all of PEAR is "part of" PHP.

I can see that depends on viewpoint, I think it's reasonable to say that a 
package in main is "part of" Debian. But still then, I'm not clear still on 
how this point could be used to impede the freedom of such a piece of 

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