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  1. Moodle
  2. MDL-19156

Clarification on the license of auth/fc/fcFPP.php

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    • Improvement
    • Status: Closed
    • Minor
    • Resolution: Fixed
    • 1.6.9, 1.7.7, 1.8.8, 1.9.4
    • 1.6.9+, 1.7.7+, 1.8.9, 1.9.5, 2.0
    • Documentation
    • None
    • MOODLE_16_STABLE, MOODLE_17_STABLE, MOODLE_18_STABLE, MOODLE_19_STABLE
    • MOODLE_16_STABLE, MOODLE_17_STABLE, MOODLE_18_STABLE, MOODLE_19_STABLE, MOODLE_20_STABLE
    • Easy

    Description

      The license for that external file states:

      /* This program is free software. You can redistribute it and/or modify */
      /* it under the terms of the GNU General Public License as published by */
      /* the Free Software Foundation; either version 2 of the License. */

      which is somewhat ambiguous.

      I checked with the author (Anderson Torsten /Teknous <torsten.anderson@skeria.skelleftea.se>) and he said:

      "You can change this to whatever bests fits the way you want to distribute
      Moodle to be available to academic institutions!"

      So I'll update the file to this:

      /* This program is free software. You can redistribute it and/or modify */
      /* it under the terms of the GNU General Public License as published by */
      /* the Free Software Foundation; either version 2 of the License or any */
      /* later version. */

      That way, it's GPLv2+ just like the rest of Moodle.

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            francois Francois Marier
            francois Francois Marier
            Sam Hemelryk Sam Hemelryk
            Aya Saad, David Mudrák (@mudrd8mz), Helen Foster, Victor Déniz Falcón
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              Updated:
              Resolved:
              13/May/09