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That Thesis Thing

Update 7/22/2010: Thesis adopts the GPL! Over the last few days, the WordPress community has exploded into debate over one thing: Thesis and it’s restrictive, non-GPL-compliant license.  If you’re already familiar with the particulars of what Thesis is and what the debate is, you can skip the summary (to be honest, I’m sick of reading… (read more)

We’re GPL!

Last night, I spent some time reading about the GNU Public License (GPL).  There’s been a rich and heated debate for years about how the GPL applies to “premium” (generally defined as commercial, for profit, or otherwise non-free) themes and/or how it doesn’t apply/shouldn’t apply/doesn’t matter.  At the heart of the argument is this: WordPress… (read more)