[theme-reviewers] Are the rules same for everyone?

Emil Uzelac emil at themeid.com
Mon Feb 25 20:57:36 UTC 2013


Just responded in the ticket directly :)


On Mon, Feb 25, 2013 at 6:42 AM, Gazpo Themes <themes at gazpo.com> wrote:

> Hello,
> I'm very interested to know about the rules for naming the theme.
> A few months ago I submitted my theme with name 'Max Responsive Magazine'.
> It was rejected right away by emiluzelac with following message:
> ----
> Themes are not to use related Theme names (e.g. WP Twenty Eleven, Twenty
> Eleven WP, The Twenty Eleven, etc.) in their name.
> ----
> This was very surprising to me because 'Responsive' is a very generic
> term, but anyway, I had to remove the word 'Responsive' from it. Here's
> ticket: http://themes.trac.wordpress.org/ticket/8663
> I already have a theme called 'Silver Orchid', (both are very general
> words), does it mean you guys should not allow any theme using any of these
> words? I see a recently approved theme with name 'Silver Blue'?
> Not only the above mentioned theme, but there are some other examples
> where theme names have common words in theme.
> Therefore I'm very interested to know if no one can ever use the term
> 'Responsive' in the theme name?
> Regards,
> Sami.
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