[wp-hackers] WordPress plugin update bugs
omry at yadan.net
Sun Sep 30 19:08:41 GMT 2007
I can read, and I did know that any GPL compatible plugins are allowed.
you may have no intended to, but you did dodge the point.
Travis response to you was exactly what I wanted to say.
Robin Adrianse wrote:
> I'm not dodging the point at all. I was merely responding to Omry, not you,
> and from my understanding, he thought that only GPL plugins could be hosted
> with the plugin repository, but my response was that it only needed to be
> You might get better answers if you weren't so affronting.
> On 9/30/07, Travis Snoozy <ai2097 at users.sourceforge.net> wrote:
>> On Sun, 30 Sep 2007 09:50:09 -0700, "Robin Adrianse"
>> <robin.adr at gmail.com> wrote:
>>> On 9/30/07, Omry Yadan <omry at yadan.net> wrote:
>>>> now, what about non-gpl plugins?
>>>> how can those plugins receive the same service?
>>>> do we agree that for the sake of the users, it's better to enable
>>>> this functionality for all plugins, regardless of their license?
>>> It doesn't necesarily have to be GPL. According to the about page
>>> it only has to be GPL-compatible.
>>>  http://wordpress.org/extend/plugins/about/
>> You're dodging the point. There will invariably be some plugins that
>> are not hosted with WordPress, for licensing reasons or otherwise.
>> These are currently left out of the loop. Are there plans to allow
>> these plugins some way to notify users of new versions via core? Like,
>> allowing folks to register stub projects with only version information?
>> This doesn't particularly affect me, either, but it *is* a good
>> question from the user's standpoint.
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