[theme-reviewers] Is it ok that a theme is just a re-write of an existing theme?
edward.caissie at gmail.com
Sun Apr 17 16:58:52 UTC 2011
A few things right off ...
- The description is preferred to be in English (i.e.: Theme description)
- Recognizing the source "framework" is a good thing (it should be usable
in the sense it is GPL-compatible licensed.)
- There should be a very good reason the author is de-registering and
then registering an external jQuery library.
- The "textdomain" should be the same as or obviously similar to the
theme-slug, this also goes for the "namespace" used for functions. <-
strongly suggesting "not-approved" on this point
This is just from a quick look via the SVN ... keep looking the Theme over
as it is also a learning exercise when going through the training part of
becoming a "full" reviewer.
On Sun, Apr 17, 2011 at 12:44 PM, Cristopher Ocana <crissoca at gmail.com>wrote:
> Hello guys,
> I'm working on my first ticket #3347 (I'm sorry if this is a newbie
> question) and the first two things i noticed are that this theme is a
> modification of a couple of existing themes, the first one is DIGWP's
> "Blank" theme which the author recognize it on the styles.css, but on
> the functions.php it uses a bunch of functions copied from "foliogrid"
> (a paid theme) without giving credit, which bring me to my question,
> is this valid to us?
> Hope some of you guys can help me out or point me to the right answer for
> Cristopher Ocaña . WordPress Junkie
> //// web development + design
> //// http://www.plan-zero.org
> //// cris at plan-zero.org
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