[wp-hackers] anyone looked at Chameleon closely?

Doug Stewart dstewart at atl.lmco.com
Tue Jun 6 16:53:55 GMT 2006

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David Chait wrote:
> http://www.flipcorp.com/chameleon/
> Looks to be WP with a modded admin system, a bunch of custom plugins, and 
> otherwise a claim to be their unique product.  Don't know how they 'sell' it 
> (or GPL issues) but thought I'd bring it to the attention of folks around 
> here. ;)
> There are a few sites Flip has developed that obviously have things like 
> 'wp-content/themes/...' in the HTML, though they've done a simply awesome 
> job making it look like a custom site.  They have some real freaking talent 
> on-board, imho.
> I guess if they develop and host the sites (and basically 'own' the code 
> themselves in all cases), there's no GPL issue?  But if they are actually 
> selling it as a purchasable 'shrinkwrap' package for people to install 
> themselves, then Flip would need to make modified code (at least the core, 
> I'll leave plugins out of this) available, no?  Again, the difference is 
> between 'use' of code yourself, vs 'sale' of code (or binary) to others, 
> right?
> Anyway, just though hackers could use some thought-provoking discussion --  
> please don't go way off tangent on this, stay on topic. ;)
> -d 

They're only obligated to pass on code changes to those they distribute
the software to, i.e., their customers.

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