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[resolved] Am I allowed to license my theme under the aGPL (3 posts)

  1. Tom Fotherby
    Member
    Posted 3 years ago #

    I was interested in the recent conversation about whether themes need to be licenced under the GPL or can be closed source. The video can be reached from matts blog and Dave Winers blog post is my favourite discussion about it.

    My question is - am I allowed to license my theme under the aGPL? or is this the same argument as if I wanted to use a closed source license?

  2. Tom Fotherby
    Member
    Posted 3 years ago #

    I asked matt this question on this blog: http://ma.tt/2010/07/theme-are-gpl-too/#comment-482312

    His response:

    > I think they should be GPL as well, but you should check with the FSF.

    I'm not sure how to check with the FSF, they don't seem to have a Forum.

  3. Tom Fotherby
    Member
    Posted 3 years ago #

    This question was answered on the new WordPress stackexchange site: http://wordpress.stackexchange.com/questions/5/am-i-allowed-to-license-my-wordpress-theme-under-the-agpl.

    The short answer is no you are not allowed to use the aGPL license for themes.

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