[wp-hackers] Plugin licenses
viper at viper007bond.com
Fri Oct 24 08:24:01 GMT 2008
Whether a plugin has to be GPL or not is open for debate (I'm not a lawyer)
and it's the same issue with premium themes.
However if you want to host a plugin on WP.org, yes, it HAS to be GPL
compatible. It'll be removed from WP.org once someone who can do it sees
On Fri, Oct 24, 2008 at 1:20 AM, Joost de Valk <joost at yoast.com> wrote:
> as far as I understand it, all plugins on WordPress.org have to be GPL -
> compatible right?
> This plugin though:
> Says in the license on the authors homepage, found here:
> "Featplug is free for non-commercial use. For commercial usage and
> redistribution with commercial packages please contact the author."
> That is not entirely GPL compatible...
> How does Automattic handle such cases?
> Joost de Valk
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