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Re: [DotGNU]SourceForge drifting

From: David Sugar
Subject: Re: [DotGNU]SourceForge drifting
Date: Tue, 13 Nov 2001 14:00:51 -0500 (EST)

I have looked at phpgroupware, and think it has a very excellant set of
ideas in it.  Where/how it fits/relates to DotGNU as currently engaged, I
am not precisely certain, but I would be happy to talk about this further.
I understand that php may again become free software, and if so, this is a
good thing.


On Tue, 13 Nov 2001, Dan Kuykendall (Seek3r) wrote:

> Norbert Bollow wrote:
> >
> > >  > I think this is a great idea.  Re-inventing Savannah as a distributed
> > >  > development environment with the DotGNU webservices platform at
> > >  > its core would be a great way to showcase DotGNU.  However this
> > >  > would require some significant changes to Loic's plans for the
> > >  > next-generation Savannah.
> > >  >
> > >  > Loic, what do you think about these ideas?
> > >  >
> > >
> > >       I tend to like it. Were are commited to use phpGroupWare for
> > > various reasons, mainly because it requires little efforts to get a
> > > platform running and also because it's well architectured. Would that
> > > conflict with using DotGNU ?
> >
> > It conflicts with the current lack of plans for supporting PHP in
> > DotGNU.
> What does it mean to support PHP? We already provide an XML-RPC
> interface which is being used by our new client app (see
> We have a SOAP interface, which is partly
> broken but we are working to fix.
> The way we have organized the code in an n-tier style, it allows for all
> of the interfaces to essentially call up an apps functions from either
> XML-RPC, SOAP or internally with PHP.
> However, now that you say you arent planning to support PHP, it helps
> explain why phpGroupWare has been overlooked by you guys all this time.
> Hopefully a few of you will take some time and look at what we have
> done. We have a working web services solution all under the GPL/LGPL. We
> have several apps, and we are perfectly willing to adjust here and there
> to fit into the DotGNU plan.
> > One of the problems is the GPL-incompatibility of PHP4.
> > Does phpGroupWare run with PHP3?
> Yes, we go to great lengths to continue supporting PHP3 because of the
> license.
> Seek3r
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