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Dream-Theme says

I’ve just got this from one of ThemeForest users:

Hi if this 100% GPL
can i resell this theme on a blog of mine that sells translated themes RTL direction?

:D

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icypixels says

Haha, epic! :))

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KrownThemes says

I’ve just got this from one of ThemeForest users:
Hi if this 100% GPL
can i resell this theme on a blog of mine that sells translated themes RTL direction?
:D

Well the answer is totally YES! :)

This is what GPL means.. he doesn’t even need your permission.

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pezflash says


I’ve just got this from one of ThemeForest users:
Hi if this 100% GPL
can i resell this theme on a blog of mine that sells translated themes RTL direction?
:D

Well the answer is totally YES! :)

This is what GPL means.. he doesn’t even need your permission.

Yeap, i can’t find what’s funny on it.
In fact, not only he can sell it on his blog, but he can give it for free, earning money with ads.

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doru says

We are sure he can sell the theme?

Can I sell wordpress for example?

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Dream-Theme says

We are sure he can sell the theme? Can I sell wordpress for example?

Yes. As long as it remains 100% GPL. If you’ll try to sell it under other license – it will be 100% illegal.

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Dream-Theme says

@RubenBristian, @pezflash guys, I understand that he can do it and I’m totally fine with it. I just find this very funny and amusing that guy contacted author directly with this sort of question :)

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KrownThemes says

We are sure he can sell the theme? Can I sell wordpress for example?

Not on this marketplace..

If you want to open a marketplace, here’s your starting point: http://bit.ly/1aex1Lc :D

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crossroad says

@RubenBristian, @pezflash guys, I understand that he can do it and I’m totally fine with it. I just find this very funny and amusing that guy contacted author directly with this sort of question :)

Also some user asked from woothemes on themeforest:

User: It would also be allowed to give it away as a free download?

woothemes:Yes, those are all part of the freedoms that are granted to you by the GPL licensing of our products.

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Collis posted quite a thread about GPL licensing a while ago. It provides some handy bits of information.

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