[theme-reviewers] Question about guidelines - Trademark

Chip Bennett chip at chipbennett.net
Wed Dec 21 00:59:02 UTC 2011

I think you should be okay. As far as I can tell, phpBB itself is licensed
under GPL, and so are its Themes. I can't find the default Theme
specifically, but the ones I checked here are GPL:

Just be sure to note the original copyright attribution in style.css, and I
think you're fine.


On Tue, Dec 20, 2011 at 5:52 PM, Daniel Fenn <danielx386 at gmail.com> wrote:

> Hello all,
> I have a question about the quote below:
> "Trademark
>    Themes MUST NOT clone the design of past or present web site.
> Themes that clone non-website designs will be considered on a
> case-by-case basis."
> My theme, propress is a theme based on the default theme used in phpBB
> along with a page in the admin area to allow people to set it so that
> it look the same as their phpBB based forum.
> Would I be breaking the rules regarding this?
> Thanks
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