Is GPL the applicable License?

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Is GPL the applicable License?

Unread post by BiGBeN87 » Thu Aug 13, 2009 1:58 am


I found your calendar-Plugin at and adopted it to My understanding is that code hosted at needs to be released under a GPL-compatible license, but the archive does not contain a GPL.txt, the sourcefiles do not claim to be licensed under GPL and I could not find any information about a license on the website or this forum, either.

I would like to ask you to clarify this.

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Re: Is GPL the applicable License?

Unread post by Kieran » Thu Aug 13, 2009 6:49 am

The following text appears at the top of calendar.php

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Copyright 2008  Kieran O'Shea  (email : 

This program is free software; you can redistribute it and/or modify 
it under the terms of the GNU General Public License as published by 
the Free Software Foundation; either version 2 of the License, or 
(at your option) any later version.

This program is distributed in the hope that it will be useful,
but WITHOUT ANY WARRANTY; without even the implied warranty of 
GNU General Public License for more details. 

You should have received a copy of the GNU General Public License 
along with this program; if not, write to the Free Software 
Foundation, Inc., 51 Franklin St, Fifth Floor, Boston, MA 02110-1301 USA 
I believe that should answer your question

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