[theme-reviewers] Theme License

Stanko Metodiev stanko at metodiew.com
Fri Jan 31 07:59:56 UTC 2014


According to Wikipedia, and Kovshenin's blog post,  MIT license is GPL
compatible: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/MIT_License
and http://kovshenin.com/2012/the-mit-license-is-compatible-with-the-gpl/.
So my guess is yes, but it would be good if somebody could confirm this.


On Fri, Jan 31, 2014 at 9:53 AM, Ola Łączek <ola at bodera.com> wrote:

> Hello!
> I've got a question about theme license. I'm reviewing a theme that
> declares MIT license (http://opensource.org/licenses/MIT). Is this
> acceptable?
> Here (
> http://www.gnu.org/philosophy/license-list.html#GPLCompatibleLicenses/) I
> couldn't find MIT listed as GPL compatible, but then I did independent
> search which seemed to indicate that MIT license is GPL compatible. Then I
> also remembered that we allow for bundling MIt licensed resources with
> themes and now I'm lost :)
> Best regards,
> Ola Laczek
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Stanko Metodiev,
WordPress Developer
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