[wp-hackers] My plugin removed from WP.org extend directory

Aaron D. Campbell aaron at xavisys.com
Mon Jan 18 01:26:09 UTC 2010

I can't say I know for sure why the plugin was denied, but as a fork you 
may need better attribution to the original author.  I'm not sure having 
this in your readme.txt is enough:
= Is this a fork of All in One SEO Pack? =

Again though, I don't know that this is why it was declined.

Alden Torres wrote:
> Hello,
> It seems that a plugin I'm developing (fork of All in One SEO Pack) was pulled out from the public system.
> The url is: http://wordpress.org/extend/plugins/light-seo/
> The homepage: http://www.aldentorres.com/light-seo-wordpress-plugin/
> Download link: http://www.aldentorres.com/light-seo.trunk.zip
> I was suggested that maybe the plugins are so similar, that an special policy was applied.
> I don't know if it is the case, but I can prove that in fact, they diverge in numerous way, even the user base target are different.
> I tried to reach someone related to the issue in numerous ways without results. Could I have some insight about how to proceed to address this problem?
> Thanks.
> Alden

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