[wp-hackers] Licensing Question about Plugin Repo
backie at backie.org
Thu Apr 14 11:49:05 UTC 2011
That is an explicit license and it is GPL compatible I suspect as it
looks like it's MIT or modified BSD. So it should be fine.
On 14 April 2011 12:43, John 3:16 Media <wp at john316media.com> wrote:
> 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
> 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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