[wp-hackers] Plugin Licenses

David Chait davebytes at comcast.net
Fri Mar 16 18:21:53 GMT 2007

Dr. Mike Wendell wrote:
> On 3/16/07, David Chait <davebytes at comcast.net> wrote:
>> If I restrict commercial use, 'good citizens of the world' will properly
>> contact me and request a paid commercial license.  NOTE THAT AKISMET
>> DOES THAT!  WOW!  Unheard of! ;) ;)
> I released a program once that, in addition to being GPL'ed, required
> upon installation the installer drop me an email.  I just wanted to
> know where it was being used.
> A google search pulled up about 250 installs.  I got one email. :(
I hear you, feel your pain.  People hear "free" or "GPL", and many don't 
think twice about reading the readme, the license file, etc.

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