[wp-hackers] Licensing Question about Plugin Repo
John 3:16 Media
wp at john316media.com
Thu Apr 14 11:43:18 UTC 2011
Ok so I have this third-party library that's an SDK for a web service API.
The library is not explicitly given a license, instead it says this:
Copyright (c) 2008 Positive Networks, Inc.
Permission is hereby granted, free of charge, to any person
obtaining a copy of this software and associated documentation
files (the "Software"), to deal in the Software without
restriction, including without limitation the rights to use,
copy, modify, merge, publish, distribute, sublicense, and/or
sell copies of the Software, and to permit persons to whom the
Software is furnished to do so, subject to the following
The above copyright notice and this permission notice shall be
included in all copies or substantial portions of the Software.
THE SOFTWARE IS PROVIDED "AS IS", WITHOUT WARRANTY OF ANY KIND,
EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO THE WARRANTIES
OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE AND
NONINFRINGEMENT. IN NO EVENT SHALL THE AUTHORS OR COPYRIGHT
HOLDERS BE LIABLE FOR ANY CLAIM, DAMAGES OR OTHER LIABILITY,
WHETHER IN AN ACTION OF CONTRACT, TORT OR OTHERWISE, ARISING
FROM, OUT OF OR IN CONNECTION WITH THE SOFTWARE OR THE USE OR
OTHER DEALINGS IN THE SOFTWARE.
I want to include this plugin in the WP.ORG extend site, will this be an
I'm working on a support ticket plugin and I'm looking for users to test and
provide feedback on it. Will bribe anyone who helps with a generous
discount on the final product. Email me off-list if interested.
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