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Hosting plugin with excanvas (dependency of flot, jqPlot and more) in official repository?

Considering using flot for graphs in plugin and a little lost with dependencies and licensing here. WordPress repository demands GPLv2-compatible. flot is under MIT license, which is GPL-compatible. ...
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Can I sell a theme based off of TwentyTen

Can I sell a theme I developed using TwentyTen
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Can I license my WordPress Theme under the GPL 3.0?

I notice that WordPress uses the GPL 2+ license. Can I release my free theme under GPL 3.0, since that's the most current version? Would it create compatibility issues? Thanks!
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Possibility of including third party software/plugins in the Wordpress repository

I've been looking into using the Wordpress Repository for one of my larger plugins, the problem is that it's using a lot of third party software. Video players/Slide scripts/Jquery includes, some of ...
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What does exactly GPL license mean for my WordPress theme?

To put it like this: I have created a WordPress theme for myself which consists of the following: PHP code - GPL v2 licensed like WordPress CSS files - All rights reserved JS files - All rights ...
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Removing the “Powered by WordPress” Link?

Am I allowed to remove the "Powered by WordPress" link in the footer?
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GPL and plugins

The Plugin developer center says "Your plugin must be GPLv2 Compatible.". But I found that the Topsy plugin is under GPLv3. http://www.gnu.org/licenses/rms-why-gplv3.html states that GPLv2 and GPLv3 ...
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Am I allowed to license my Wordpress theme under the aGPL

I was interested in the recent conversation about whether WordPress themes need to be licenced under the GPL or whether they can be closed source. The video can be reached from matts blog and my ...

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