[wp-hackers] Apache 2.0 License?
backie at backie.org
Sat Mar 19 21:18:52 UTC 2011
Well I think it's safe to say Mark Jaquith wasn't thinking since GPL
v3 is later than GPL v2 and his response says it has to be GPL - more
specificallt GPL v2 or later. Also the plugin about  states it has
to be compatable with GPL which according to gnu  Apache V 2.0 is.
On 19 March 2011 18:51, Chip Bennett <chip at chipbennett.net> wrote:
> I'm guessing that it would not be allowed.
> After all, even with the official WordPress License "clarification", the
> official policy is that even GPLv3 Plugins will not be allowed to be hosted
> in the Plugin Repository:
> But perhaps the stance will change?
> On Sat, Mar 19, 2011 at 1:47 PM, Mike Schinkel
> <mikeschinkel at newclarity.net>wrote:
>> This question got me thinking. It seems that excanvas is becoming a
>> with Apache 2.0, not GPL 2.
>> The core question I'm asking is would a plugin that is otherwise GPL
>> licensed be denied inclusion into the WordPress plugin repository if it
>> includes excanvas because of the Apache 2.0 license? Or given the
>> circumstances would the potential license conflicts be overlooked?
>>  http://excanvas.sourceforge.net/
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