[wp-hackers] Plugin licenses
Joost de Valk
joost at yoast.com
Fri Oct 24 08:27:56 GMT 2008
Ok so basically, each and every plugin I encounter that says on it's
own page that it is not GPL compatible has to be removed? Start
prepping a team then, I'll be emailing some ;)
On 24 Oct 2008, at 10:24, Viper007Bond wrote:
> Whether a plugin has to be GPL or not is open for debate (I'm not a
> and it's the same issue with premium themes.
> However if you want to host a plugin on WP.org, yes, it HAS to be GPL
> compatible. It'll be removed from WP.org once someone who can do it
> this e-mail.
> On Fri, Oct 24, 2008 at 1:20 AM, Joost de Valk <joost at yoast.com>
>> as far as I understand it, all plugins on WordPress.org have to be
>> GPL -
>> compatible right?
>> This plugin though:
>> Says in the license on the authors homepage, found here:
>> "Featplug is free for non-commercial use. For commercial usage and
>> redistribution with commercial packages please contact the author."
>> That is not entirely GPL compatible...
>> How does Automattic handle such cases?
>> Joost de Valk
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