[theme-reviewers] Abandoned/Changed Theme Name, Requesting Transfer

Otto otto at ottodestruct.com
Fri Apr 18 21:06:49 UTC 2014

On Fri, Apr 18, 2014 at 4:04 PM, Chip Bennett <chip at chipbennett.net> wrote:

> My biggest concern here is that these requests require a personal demand
> on your time, and as such should be limited as much as possible. Without an
> automated process, it is unreasonable to ask you to make more such
> ownership name-changes than absolutely necessary. That's why I always
> respond that the decision is up to your prerogative. :)

In the long run, things like this will get changed to be easier. The themes
directory needs more parity with the plugins directory. And many other
changes as well.

> I've long wondered what we do with names of commercial Themes? How do we
> police/control that? I don't mean submitting actual commercial Themes, but
> submitting completely *different* Themes, by the same name?
Not following you here. A theme being sold elsewhere should presumably
disable the theme update mechanism for itself and download its updates from
some other site instead.

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