[wp-hackers] Can we use PEAR?
kimmo at global-wire.fi
Tue Oct 30 11:00:28 GMT 2007
Yes, you can, provided you follow the licence terms, i.e. you keep
the copyright and the licence intact in the file.
Typically for modified versions you'd make a note about the mods
and their author as well.
Isn't the BSD licence nice and easy. :)
<A HREF="http://kimmo.suominen.com/">Kimmo Suominen</A>
On Tue, Oct 30, 2007 at 05:32:27AM -0400, Bob wrote:
> So I can simply copy and modify the source code?
> Here's the notice from the top of the module:
> Copyright (c) 2001-2002, Richard Heyes
> All rights reserved.
> Redistribution and use in source and binary forms, with or without
> modification, are permitted provided that the following conditions
> are met:
> o Redistributions of source code must retain the above copyright
> notice, this list of conditions and the following disclaimer.
> o Redistributions in binary form must reproduce the above copyright
> notice, this list of conditions and the following disclaimer in the
> documentation and/or other materials provided with the distribution.
> o The names of the authors may not be used to endorse or promote
> products derived from this software without specific prior written
> THIS SOFTWARE IS PROVIDED BY THE COPYRIGHT HOLDERS AND CONTRIBUTORS
> "AS IS" AND ANY EXPRESS OR IMPLIED WARRANTIES, INCLUDING, BUT NOT
> LIMITED TO, THE IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY AND FITNESS FOR
> A PARTICULAR PURPOSE ARE DISCLAIMED. IN NO EVENT SHALL THE COPYRIGHT
> OWNER OR CONTRIBUTORS BE LIABLE FOR ANY DIRECT, INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL,
> SPECIAL, EXEMPLARY, OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES (INCLUDING, BUT NOT
> LIMITED TO, PROCUREMENT OF SUBSTITUTE GOODS OR SERVICES; LOSS OF USE,
> DATA, OR PROFITS; OR BUSINESS INTERRUPTION) HOWEVER CAUSED AND ON ANY
> THEORY OF LIABILITY, WHETHER IN CONTRACT, STRICT LIABILITY, OR TORT
> (INCLUDING NEGLIGENCE OR OTHERWISE) ARISING IN ANY WAY OUT OF THE USE
> OF THIS SOFTWARE, EVEN IF ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGE.
> Authors: Richard Heyes <richard at phpguru.org>
> Chuck Hagenbuch <chuck at horde.org>
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