[wp-hackers] Licensing And Attribution
bjornrud at msu.edu
Thu Dec 9 23:45:21 UTC 2004
Any chance we can get GPL headers at the top of our files, or at the
very least a GPL notice file? I assume that this hasn't been
included because no definitive decision was made regarding GPL
inclusion as the last discussion kind of trailed off . If this
isn't the case, I'll gladly submit a header to the latest CVS and
research to the best of ability copyright holders for patches to
maintain the list.
Sure, we include the GPL license, but nowhere in the latest CVS could I
find anything stating that WP was released under the GPL.
What I'm looking for is a short snippet of attribution that declares WP
as GPL and lists the copyright holders .
It's just very important to me that the people who work on WP get
credit, so they have something to point to. This isn't so much about
copyright attribution as it is about giving all submitters credit for
their work, and leaving a trail that gives the individual developers
and the WP project more credibility.
 Old GPL discussion -
 WordPress - Semantic Personal Publishing Platform
Copyright (C) 2004 Matt Mullenweg, Ryan Boren... ((and a list of other
contributors to be filled in as they're found))
This program is free software; you can redistribute it and/or
modify it under the terms of the GNU General Public License
as published by the Free Software Foundation; either version 2
of the License, or (at your option) any later version.
This program is distributed in the hope that it will be useful,
but WITHOUT ANY WARRANTY; without even the implied warranty of
MERCHANTABILITY or FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE. See the
GNU General Public License for more details.
You should have received a copy of the GNU General Public License
along with this program; if not, write to the Free Software
Foundation, Inc., 59 Temple Place - Suite 330, Boston, MA 02111-1307,
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