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

Steve Langasek vorlon at debian.org
Sun Jan 6 10:14:21 UTC 2008

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.

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