[kwlug-disc] Wordpress themes must be GPL

Raul Suarez rarsa at yahoo.com
Thu Jul 29 12:48:37 EDT 2010


--- On Thu, 7/29/10, R. Brent Clements <rbclemen at gmail.com> wrote:
>If some guy sends me an email stating that he/she wants the source 
>under the terms of the GPL, what obligation do I have to give it to them?


According to FSF, you are not obligated to provide it for free.
http://www.gnu.org/licenses/gpl-faq.html#DoesTheGPLRequireAvailabilityToPublic
Also, the person he got the software from is responsible for providing the source too.
http://www.gnu.org/licenses/gpl-faq.html#UnchangedJustBinary

Raul Suarez

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