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By adding a new committer and removing the original committer can I effectively change ownership of plugin? I would like to transfer a plugin to a new wordpress.org profile. I am the author.

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this is a question for the plugin author and depends on the licensing. – krembo99 Feb 9 '12 at 13:59
I am the author, I will add that to the question now... – jnthnclrk Feb 9 '12 at 14:03
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It will effectively change the ownership, though it will still show up in your profile if your old username is listed as a contributor, and may still show up in your profile if your old username was the creator of the plugin. To fix the second part, email plugins@wordpress.org and Otto42 or I can re-assign it.

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Thanks, Andrew! – jnthnclrk Feb 9 '12 at 14:51

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