[wp-hackers] Apache 2.0 License?
mikeschinkel at newclarity.net
Sat Mar 19 18:54:49 UTC 2011
Chip: Thanks for the quick reply.
Anyone with authority to state officially? I'll also ask on wpdevel.
On Mar 19, 2011, at 2:51 PM, Chip Bennett wrote:
> I'm guessing that it would not be allowed.
> After all, even with the official WordPress License "clarification", the
> official policy is that even GPLv3 Plugins will not be allowed to be hosted
> in the Plugin Repository:
> But perhaps the stance will change?
> On Sat, Mar 19, 2011 at 1:47 PM, Mike Schinkel
> <mikeschinkel at newclarity.net>wrote:
>> This question got me thinking. It seems that excanvas is becoming a
>> with Apache 2.0, not GPL 2.
>> The core question I'm asking is would a plugin that is otherwise GPL
>> licensed be denied inclusion into the WordPress plugin repository if it
>> includes excanvas because of the Apache 2.0 license? Or given the
>> circumstances would the potential license conflicts be overlooked?
>>  http://excanvas.sourceforge.net/
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