Tag Archives: Free Software

Free open source software projects

Free open source software projects (Area51) – Proposed Q&A site for developers of free software. Management, code sharing, hosting, marketing, community building, licensing, funding. Advertisements

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Why the GNU GPL Still Matters

Why the GNU GPL Still Matters (16 Jul 2009 by; Glyn Moody)

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Métamorphose: A File and Folder Renamer

If you’re looking for either a first aid or just a file and folder rename tool, don’t look any further. The name you need to look for is Métamorphose.

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Petition related PDF Readers

In a current campaing the FSFE has setup a Petition For The Removal Of Proprietary Software Advertising On Public Websites (available in 10 Languages). It is part of the PDFreaders Campagin you should know about if you’re running a website … Continue reading

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WordPress Licensing Issues – Submitting Code (Day 6) (Update 1x)

Taking care about licensing within a free software project means to care about the code that comes into the project. There are several things a project should take care of there, one of them is a clear policy for submitting … Continue reading

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WordPress Licensing Issues – Why I care (Day 4)

Why should I care about WordPress Code’s License Issues? This might be a question you ask yourself as well when you’re a WordPress Contributor, Theme or Plugin Developer. (Yesterday: WordPress Licensing Issues – the third day) It’s pretty simple. As … Continue reading

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WordPress Licensing Issues – the second 24 hours

After the first 24 hours I became aware of the unauthorized changes of WordPress licensing, the day started with some positive movement. A member of the WordPress team did revert the changes in trunk [15533] and the 3.0 branch [15534] … Continue reading

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Unauthorized changes of WordPress licensing – the first 24 hours

Circa 24 hours ago it came to my attention that the wordpress codebase was silently re-licensed some months ago (before l88 / GPL -/- after l105 / GPLv2). The copyright related licensing statement has been changed on February 28th 2010 … Continue reading

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