[theme-reviewers] Lite Themes

Emil Uzelac emil at uzelac.me
Thu Oct 2 12:24:10 UTC 2014

My case months back was that we should do this for all theme names, generic
and non-generic, if we said no back then none of this would be even talked

   - https://wordpress.org/themes/business-pro
   - https://wordpress.org/themes/business-lite

That was quick search only. And I haven't mention "News" related, or

On Thu, Oct 2, 2014 at 6:37 AM, Otto <otto at ottodestruct.com> wrote:

> On Thu, Oct 2, 2014 at 6:28 AM, Thomas from ThemeZee <contact at themezee.com
> > wrote:
>> @Otto: Didn't see your answer until now, thanks for clarification. I
>> already had a strong hunch that blocking theme names would never be allowed
>> and I do not really intend to do it ;)
> I understand that, and I didn't think you would. :)
> My point is that this is a reasonable reaction to this sort of thing, and
> it's something we want to avoid.
> I think the reviewers are capable of recognizing bad actors submitting
> themes to the repository and abusing name similarities like this. It
> shouldn't need to be said that "spam" or any form of abusive practices are
> to be disallowed, obviously. And this really shouldn't need to be codified
> into some kind of "rule" that we can follow to the very letter. No such
> rule is going to cover all cases equally.
> So reviewers, use your brain. You're people, not machines. If the rules
> could be made to be 100% perfect for all cases, then we wouldn't need
> people to do the reviews.
> -Otto
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