[wp-hackers] Licensing and Copyright Issues with the Hello Dolly Plugin

Otto otto at ottodestruct.com
Wed Dec 15 18:22:48 UTC 2010

On Wed, Dec 15, 2010 at 11:31 AM, hakre <hanskrentel at yahoo.de> wrote:
> From all I could read about lyrics and the license terms provided on
> the lyric sites, the usage of lyris is restricted. And the lyrics
> are not compatbile to the GPL.
> I think the project should contact a lawyer to find out about what
> and what not can be done with the copyrighted lyrics of Hello Dolly.

Or somebody could just go ask the writer of those lyrics.

His name is Jerry Herman. He's 79 years old and lives in West Hollywood.

It seems that currently he's been busy redesigning his apartment:


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