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withemes says

Hi. I have a question a about GPL license. I found a plugin released in GPL License and I want to use this plugin to build a plugin included in my theme. I purpose to do like this:

  • Replace all functions/class names, eg: old_function -> my_own_name_function
  • Keep code flow and its structure.
  • Edit several things

Is this ok (legal) when do like that? Thanks.

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SamBerson says

Hey there!

I’m pretty sure that what you’re wanting to do is legal and ok.

Sam :)

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withemes says

Thanks for your answer. :)

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