[php-maint] Bug#498621: PHP5 - ext/standard/rand.c is not dfsg conform
waja at cyconet.org
Thu Sep 11 14:38:08 UTC 2008
Please have a look into line 144-148 of ext/standard/rand.c:
" When you use this, send an email to: matumoto at math.keio.ac.jp
with an appropriate reference to your work.
It would be nice to CC: rjwagner at writeme.com and
Cokus at math.washington.edu
when you write."
This is not conform to the DFSG, even in 5.2.6-3. Please keep me updated,
since the same code is also used in the latest php-suhosin upstream source and
is preventing fixing some serious bugs in lenny.
Looking at http://www.ibm.com/developerworks/rational/library/4301.html, there
is a different license:
/* Copyright (C) 1997, 1999 Makoto Matsumoto and Takuji Nishimura. */
/* Any feedback is very welcome. For any question, comments, */
/* see http://www.math.keio.ac.jp/matumoto/emt.html or email */
/* matumoto at math.keio.ac.jp */
Thanks and with kind regards, Jan.
Never write mail to <waja at spamfalle.info>, you have been warned!
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