AW: [wp-hackers] Update of non GPL-Plugins (was Plugin licenses)
wp-hackers at striderweb.com
Sat Oct 25 02:06:32 GMT 2008
On Oct 24, 2008, at 8:10 AM, Xavier Borderie wrote:
> Agreed. Not being hosted on wp.org or GPL'd doesn't a bad plugin
> make. I'd be strongly in favor of a minimal message indicating that
> WP cannot notify user of the latest version of such plugin, and that
> it needs to be updated manually.
> Stephen, care to link to your patch, for reference's sake ?
Here it is:
On Oct 24, 2008, at 2:46 PM, Amy Stephen wrote:
> It might be better to use the word "proprietary" instead of
> "commercial" since it is non-GPL compatible software that would be
> the concern.
Actually it's a bad assumption to make. Many of the un-hosted plugins
are, in fact, GPL. The only accurate way to describe the plugins that
aren't hosted on WP-Extend is:
"Plugins that aren't hosted on WP-Extend"
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