[wp-hackers] WordPress and GPLv3

Otto otto at ottodestruct.com
Thu Dec 27 14:24:48 GMT 2007

On 12/27/07, Matt Mullenweg <m at mullenweg.com> wrote:
> Otto wrote:
> > I am very much against the GPLv3 in general, and its application to
> > WordPress in specific.
> What would be some use cases in WordPress that are currently possible
> but wouldn't be under GPLv3?

I cannot create a black box using WordPress as its foundation and then
sell that black box to customers. Imagine a WordPress appliance.

GPLv3 software cannot be put onto a non-modifiable appliance.


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