[wp-hackers] Re: Removal Of Over 200 Themes?

Otto otto at ottodestruct.com
Mon Dec 15 15:48:38 GMT 2008

On Sun, Dec 14, 2008 at 11:53 AM, Eric Marden <wp at xentek.net> wrote:
> From:
> http://gplv3.fsf.org/wiki/index.php/GNU_General_Public_License_version_2
> "Works under the GPLv2 are only compatible with the GPLv3 if they are
> upgraded manually by the copyright holder(s), or if the work was originally
> licensed in the manner section 9 of the GPLv2 described:
> If the Program specifies a version number of this License which applies to
> it and "any later version", you have the option of following the terms and
> conditions either of that version or of any later version published by the
> Free Software Foundation."
> Is this the case for WordPress?

No, this is very specifically not the case for WordPress. I checked
that quite a while back, as I will not contribute code to GPLv3


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