[wp-hackers] WordPress plugin update bugs
robin.adr at gmail.com
Sun Sep 30 18:38:13 GMT 2007
I'm not dodging the point at all. I was merely responding to Omry, not you,
and from my understanding, he thought that only GPL plugins could be hosted
with the plugin repository, but my response was that it only needed to be
You might get better answers if you weren't so affronting.
On 9/30/07, Travis Snoozy <ai2097 at users.sourceforge.net> wrote:
> On Sun, 30 Sep 2007 09:50:09 -0700, "Robin Adrianse"
> <robin.adr at gmail.com> wrote:
> > On 9/30/07, Omry Yadan <omry at yadan.net> wrote:
> > >
> > > great.
> > >
> > > now, what about non-gpl plugins?
> > >
> > > how can those plugins receive the same service?
> > >
> > > do we agree that for the sake of the users, it's better to enable
> > > this functionality for all plugins, regardless of their license?
> > It doesn't necesarily have to be GPL. According to the about page
> > it only has to be GPL-compatible.
> >  http://wordpress.org/extend/plugins/about/
> > 
> > http://www.gnu.org/philosophy/license-list.html#GPLCompatibleLicenses
> You're dodging the point. There will invariably be some plugins that
> are not hosted with WordPress, for licensing reasons or otherwise.
> These are currently left out of the loop. Are there plans to allow
> these plugins some way to notify users of new versions via core? Like,
> allowing folks to register stub projects with only version information?
> This doesn't particularly affect me, either, but it *is* a good
> question from the user's standpoint.
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