chip at chipbennett.net
Sat Sep 22 10:51:18 UTC 2012
I'm guessing you're referring to this ticket?
I've run into this site before. Here's what I said then:
"For future reference, indicated Author URI/Theme URI site distributes
Themes under a non-GPL-compatible license (i.e. link-removal purchase
license). Themes from such sites will not be accepted for hosting in the
It appears that this statement is still accurate:
Welcome to SMThemes.com. We offer a wide variety of free WordPress themes.
You can download and use all our templates for free, or purchase free links
version of template
The site still mentions paid link-removal, and themes are CC-licensed.
The sponsored-Themes prohibition is a WPORG repository policy. There's
nothing inherently contra GPL to put paid links in a Theme. What *is*
contra GPL is to require a paid license for the end-user to remove those
links, and to distribute that Theme under CC-By.
So yes: this ticket, and any other ticket submitted for a Theme affiliated
with this site, should be not-approved.
On Sat, Sep 22, 2012 at 4:31 AM, Vicky Arulsingam <
vicky.arulsingam at gmail.com> wrote:
> The author url of the theme I'm reviewing contains this page:
> This isn't acceptable for the repository?
> The theme itself doesn't contain any sponsored links
> Vicky Arulsingam
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> theme-reviewers at lists.wordpress.org
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