[wp-hackers] 500 euros for WP + plugins

Robert Deaton false.hopes at gmail.com
Sat Jul 9 21:08:58 GMT 2005

WordPress can't really be relicensed under something non-GPL compatible 
because it uses various bits of code from other GPL projects. Sure.. take 
out the IXR, Magpie, the WPDB class, and maybe other bits of code, and then 
it could be relicensed, but where would we be without all that?

On 7/9/05, Amit Gupta <amit at igeek.info> wrote:
>  On Sat, 09 Jul 2005 "Matthew Mullenweg" <m at mullenweg.com> wrote:
> > We've never granted special licenses to WP as far as I know, it's 
> > always been GPL.
> would you consider releasing WP under any other license to all or selected 
> parties in future Matt?
> also, can you license WP under anything other than GPL? I think I read a 
> blog post by you where you said that since WP is under GPL, it'll always 
> remain so and won't/can't be re-licensed!!
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