[rrd-developers] new rrd tool php extension

Tobias Oetiker tobi at oetiker.ch
Tue May 11 16:57:35 CEST 2010

Hi Miroslav,

Today Miroslav Kubelík - seznam wrote:

> Hello rrd tool maintainers,
> I made a new object oriented rrd tool extension for PHP (code is in
> http://hg.mirin.cz/phprrd/). Then I requested for an addition this one to
> the php pecl repository (http://pecl.php.net). I think it's better place
> for this one then
> rrd repository. Pecl have integration with php manual, integrates with
> pear command
> for easy installation, etc.
> But there is one small license problem. See the response from
> current php release manager:
> > On Mon, 10 May 2010 19:27:38 +0200, Johannes Schlüter
> > <johannes at schlueters.de> wrote:
> > Quick review looks fine, a few small comments though:
> >
> >       * rrdtool uses GPL with FLOSS Exception. Exception is valid for
> >         PHp License 3.0, not the current version 3.01, could you talk to
> >         the rrdtool maintainers to add version 3.01? (should be straight
> >         forward, but better to be on the safe side legal-wise) Mind the
> >         small difference in paragraph 6 between these two:
> >         http://www.php.net/license/3_0.txt
> >         http://www.php.net/license/3_01.txt
> So Tobi (or other?) is it a problem add (or update) information for php
> license 3.01 in floss doc
> (http://oss.oetiker.ch/rrdtool-trac/browser/branches/1.2/program/COPYRIGHT)?
> I hope this won't be a problem. After this correction, extension can be
> added to pecl and will be available in easy pear way for all php
> developers.

I can't access you hg repo, but the FLOSS exception update is fine
...  if you could provide a working link to your extension this would be


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