[theme-reviewers] GPL and limiting usage
abhik at itsabhik.com
Wed Sep 18 12:46:01 UTC 2013
For the logo in the footer part, no you can not. You can not force users to
pay for removing the credit link.
Oh!! And we may not also have a logo as the credit link, it got to be a
text. Read it somewhere in the mailing list.
On Wed, Sep 18, 2013 at 3:14 PM, Ulrich Pogson <grapplerulrich at gmail.com>wrote:
> @Otto Can I add functionality to a theme that only will be activated when
> the user enters a key that they need to buy? Or I have a logo in the footer
> that is only removed when the commercial key is bought?
> Thanks, just checking as I am not an expert on GPL.
> On 18 September 2013 01:00, Simon Prosser <pross at pross.org.uk> wrote:
>> They are still trying to bend rules with limiting usage on a different
>> way (plugin way). What will happen when they move to plugin?
>> That plugin still cant be GPL and isnt theme author's all publicly
>> selling products need to be GPL?
>> Nowhere in that ticket does it say PageLines intend to use a plugin to
>> 'bend rules'.
>> The plugin would contain the shortcodes that are not allowed in the
>> theme, because they belong in a plugin.
>> My Blog: http://pross.org.uk/
>> Plugins : http://pross.org.uk/plugins/
>> Themes: http://wordpress.org/extend/themes/profile/pross
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