[wp-hackers] giving original plugin author credit when altering
r at robm.me.uk
Tue Sep 19 15:29:03 GMT 2006
Scott Plumlee wrote:
> Is there a de facto/approved/agreed upon/'hey, that works!' method for
> giving an original plugin author credit when extending his/her plugin?
> I've got a couple of plugins that I love to use, but I sometimes make
> a couple of changes to them to tweak them exactly as I want. I don't
> know if I should create a new plugin based off the original and give
> credit somehow, or just patch the plugin whenever a new version from
> the original author comes out.
> Any preferences from plugin authors on the list? I've read this:
> http://codex.wordpress.org/Writing_a_Plugin#Plugin_File_Structure, so
> I'm wondering if adding some sort of 'Original Plugin Name' line to
> give the correct credit.
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Most I've seen have just listed the original author as co-author--that
is, set the author field to "Joe Bloggs and Dave Smith".
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