[wp-hackers] Reusable code should be easier to use in other projects

Burobjorn burobjorn at gmail.com
Mon Jun 11 19:40:42 GMT 2007

I don't think licenses issues would arrive with the use of PEAR 
channels. As I understood it is only meant for PEAR the repository not 
for unofficial channels with their own repositories, which Lars seems to 

All the best,


Alex Günsche wrote:
> On Mon, 2007-06-11 at 11:46 -0700, Lars Olesen wrote:
>> I would suggest to put these reusable components in a PEAR channel
>> (not to be confused with making them a part of the PEAR project).
>> Having the functions in a PEAR channel would make it easy to use them
>> by other projects.
> Extracting functions etc. for generic use is certainly a good idea -- if
> somebody is willing to do the job. However, PEAR is not an option here,
> mostly because of license issues. WordPress is GPL, and PEAR doesn't
> allow GPLed code.
> http://pear.php.net/manual/en/faq.devs.php#faq.licenses
> Best,
> Alex

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