[wp-hackers] On Submitting Code

Ryan Bilesky rbilesky at gmail.com
Wed Sep 1 01:05:46 UTC 2010

Yes, and that's the point of the policy, to make that point clear.

On Tue, Aug 31, 2010 at 5:47 PM, Lynne Pope <lynne.pope at gmail.com> wrote:

> A code submission policy has no relevance to the copyright license except
> in
> one respect - that anyone contributing code states that they agree to their
> code being used licensed GNU/GPL as part of WordPress. They don't have to
> personally agree with what the GPL means, or its interpretation, as long as
> they signify that they understand WordPress is licensed under the GNU/GPL
> and their code will be too (should it be included).  If they don't want
> this
> then they don't submit their code. Simple.
> Lynne
> ps. A developer can contribute GPL code to a project and also use that same
> code in their own work under a different license. A code submission policy
> != copyright assignment.
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