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Im Grunde genommen erlaubt diese den Nutzern, beliebig mit dem Code umzugehen, auch der Weiterverkauf ist erlaubt. Die einzige Einschränkung besteht darin, dass phpBB auf keinen Fall für etwaige Probleme mit der Software haftet. Außerdem muß der Copyright- Text in allen Kopien der Software enthalten sein. Dies ist der Originaltext der GNU GENERAL PUBLIC LICENSE:
* phpBB © Copyright phpBB Limited 2003-2016
* phpBB is free software. You can redistribute it and/or modify it
* under the terms of the GNU General Public License, version 2 (GPL-2.0)
* as published by the Free Software Foundation.
* This program is distributed in the hope that it will be useful,
* but WITHOUT ANY WARRANTY; without even the implied warranty of
* MERCHANTABILITY or FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE. See the
* GNU General Public License for more details.
* A copy of the license can be viewed in the docs/LICENSE.txt file.
* The same can be viewed at
phpBB Project Manager: Marshalrusty (Yuriy Rusko)
phpBB Lead Developer: Marc (Marc Alexander)
phpBB Developers: bantu (Andreas Fischer)
CHItA (Máté Bartus)
Derky (Derk Ruitenbeek)
Elsensee (Oliver Schramm)
Hanakin (Michael Miday)
MichaelC (Michael Cullum)
Nicofuma (Tristan Darricau)
rubencm (Rubén Calvo)
For a list of phpBB Team members, please see:
For a full list of phpBB code contributors, please see:
— Former Developers —
phpBB Project Manager: theFinn (James Atkinson) [Founder – 04/2007] SHS` (Jonathan Stanley)
phpBB Product Manager: naderman (Nils Adermann) [02/2016 – 02/2017]
phpBB Lead Developer: naderman (Nils Adermann) [01/2010 – 02/2016] Acyd Burn (Meik Sievertsen) [09/2005 – 01/2010] psoTFX (Paul S. Owen) [2001 – 09/2005]
phpBB Developers: A_Jelly_Doughnut (Josh Woody) [01/2010 – 11/2010] Acyd Burn (Meik Sievertsen) [02/2003 – 09/2005] APTX (Marek A. Ruszczyński) [12/2007 – 04/2011] Arty (Vjacheslav Trushkin) [02/2012 – 07/2012] Ashe (Ludovic Arnaud) [10/2002 – 11/2003, 06/2006 – 10/2006] BartVB (Bart van Bragt) [11/2000 – 03/2006] ckwalsh (Cullen Walsh) [01/2010 – 07/2011] DavidMJ (David M.) [12/2005 – 08/2009] dhn (Dominik Dröscher) [05/2007 – 01/2011] dhruv.goel92 (Dhruv Goel) [04/2013 – 05/2016] EXreaction (Nathan Guse) [07/2012 – 05/2014] GrahamJE (Graham Eames) [09/2005 – 11/2006] igorw (Igor Wiedler) [08/2010 – 02/2013] imkingdavid (David King) [11/2012 – 06/2014] kellanved (Henry Sudhof) [04/2007 – 03/2011] nickvergessen (Joas Schilling)[04/2010 – 12/2015] Oleg (Oleg Pudeyev) [01/2011 – 05/2013] prototech (Cesar Gallegos) [01/2014 – 12/2016] rxu (Ruslan Uzdenov) [04/2010 – 12/2012] TerraFrost (Jim Wigginton) [04/2009 – 01/2011] ToonArmy (Chris Smith) [06/2008 – 11/2011] Vic D’Elfant (Vic D’Elfant) [04/2007 – 04/2009]
Major contributions by: leviatan21 (Gabriel Vazquez)
NeoThermic (Ashley Pinner)
Raimon (Raimon Meuldijk)
Xore (Robert Hetzler)
— Copyrights —
Visual Confirmation: Xore (Robert Hetzler)
prosilver by subBlue Design, Tom Beddard, (c) 2004 phpBB Limited
phpBB contains code from the following applications:
Smarty (c) 2001, 2002 by ispi of Lincoln, Inc, http://smarty.php.net/
phpMyAdmin (c) 2001, 2003 phpMyAdmin Devel team, http://www.phpmyadmin.net/
Jabber Class (c) 2006 Flyspray.org, http://www.flyspray.org/
Chora (c) 2000-2006, The Horde Project. http://horde.org/chora/
Horde Project (c) 2000-2006, The Horde Project. http://horde.org/
jQuery (c) 2011, John Resig. http://jquery.com/
Sphinx Technologies Inc (c) 2001-2012 Andrew Aksyonoff, http://sphinxsearch.com/
Plupload (c) 2010-2013 Moxiecode Systems AB, http://www.plupload.com/
PHP License, version 3.0:
Pear (c) 2001-2004 PHP Group, http://pear.php.net
Symfony2 (c) 2004-2011 Fabien Potencier, https://symfony.com/
Cookie Consent (c) 2015 Silktide Ltd, https://cookieconsent.insites.com
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